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Saturday, August 11, 2007

Mexican Chicken

Mexican Chicken
eDiets Submitted by Margaret Rolfe

Seasoned black beans, salsa and red bell pepper partnered with chicken make a robust and spicy meal.

Serves 6 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 90 minutes
Total time: 100 minutes

Calories: 298.50
Total Fat: 3.73 g
Total Carbohydrate: 29.19 g
Protein: 37.03 g

6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 (20 ounce) jar salsa
1 large red bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons ground cumin
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons chili powder
3 cloves crushed garlic
2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
2. Arrange the chicken pieces in a 3 quart casserole dish or a 9x13 inch baking dish. Combine the salsa, red bell pepper, cumin, lemon juice, chili powder and garlic. Pour the mixture over the chicken. Pour the black beans on top and cover. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Serve with rice if desired.


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