Hacienda Chicken – No More Boring Chicken Dinners!

By electricdiet / May 19, 2020

No Boring Chicken Recipes Here

Why get bored of chicken when you can take it to new heights with Holly’s Hacienda Chicken recipe from Guy’s Guide to Eating Well cookbook ? Found in the Heart Disease chapter of Holly’s latest cookbook, this recipe is the epitome of casual cooking! Sprinkle chicken with a smoky cumin seasoning in a simple salsa sauce and have yourself an effortless yet flavorful, protein-packed dinner in under a hour. Good news, it is also, is a freezer-friendly and diabetic recipe.

Hacienda Chicken
Easy and effortless, chicken with a smoky cumin seasoning in a simple salsa sauce makes a quick, flavorful nightly dinner.
Freezer friendly, Diabetic

    Servings4 servings
    Prep Time5 minutes
    Cook Time30 minutes


    • 1 1/2pounds

      bonelessskinless chicken breasts

    • 1tablespoon

      ground cumin

    • 1

      onionthinly sliced

    • 1cup

      picante sauce or salsa

    • 1/2cup

      plain fat-free Greek yogurt

    • 1tablespoons

      all-purpose flour

    • 1/2cup

      chopped green onion

    1. Sprinkle chicken with cumin. In large nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, brown chicken on both sides. Top with sliced onions and picante sauce.

    2. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat 25-30 minutes or until chicken is tender.

    3. In small bowl mix yogurt and flour. Lower heat and gradually add yogurt to pan, heating but do not boil. Sprinkle with green onions.

    Recipe Notes

    Calories 260kcal, Calories from Fat 18%, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 109mg, Sodium 460mg, Carbohydrates 13g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 7g, Protein 39g, Dietary Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 5 lean meat

    Serving Suggestion: Serve with yellow rice.

    Terrific Tip: Pick different flavored salsas to switch up the flavor.

    Hacienda Chicken from Heart Disease Chapter In Men’s Cookbook

    When Holly was writing her easy men’s cookbook, she knew she wanted good-for-you foods in creative ways. Throughout the book, Holly provides delicious good-for-you recipes like low saturated fat skinless chicken breast to lower heart disease risk. lean meats and Holly included men’s favorite recipes but made them healthier.  This book is a great resource of information as this chapter gives you the foods to fight inflammation. Plus, this cookbook entices men in the kitchen.

    Get All of Holly’s Healthy Easy Cookbooks

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