Creamy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Recipe

Jun 14 2022
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Hungry Girl's Healthy Creamy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Recipe

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1/2 of recipe: 326 calories, 9.5g total fat (4g sat. fat), 657mg sodium, 27g carbs, 5g fiber, 8g sugars, 33g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


8 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces

1/8 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. black pepper

1/2 cup chopped bell pepper

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup frozen sweet corn kernels

1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

1/4 cup salsa

1/4 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese

Optional topping: light sour cream, cilantro


Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add chicken, and season with salt and black pepper. Add bell pepper and onion. Cook and stir until veggies have slightly softened, about 4 minutes.

Add corn and beans and stir. Cover and cook for 4 minutes, until corn is hot.

Reduce heat to medium low. Add salsa and cream cheese. Cook and stir until chicken is fully cooked and entire dish is hot, about 1 minute.


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