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Crunchy Cornmeal Chicken with Mango-Peach Salsa {Recipe}

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Crunchy Cornmeal Chicken with Mango-Peach Salsa

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Simple to make, beautiful to look at, healthy and delicious to eat!

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Crunchy Cornmeal Chicken with Mango-Peach Salsa

Featured Recipe From: Betty Crocker Cookbook: Box Tops for Education Special Edition

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

Mango-Peach Salsa

  • 3 medium peaches, peeled, chopped (1½ cups) [3 cups chopped frozen (thawed) sliced peaches can be substituted for the fresh peaches]
  • 1 ripe large mango, seed removed, peeled and chopped (1½ cups) [Jarred mango slices, well drained, can be substituted for the fresh mango]
  • 1 large tomato, seeded, chopped (1 cup)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Chicken

  • ½ cup yellow cornmeal
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1¼ lb)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions:

1. In large bowl, mix all salsa ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving.

2. In shallow dish, mix cornmeal, ½ teaspoon salt and the pepper. Coat chicken with cornmeal mixture.

3. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Serve with salsa.

1 Serving: Calories 450; Total Fat 22g (Saturated Fat 4g; Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 85mg; Sodium 520mg; Total Carbohydrate 30g (Dietary Fiber 5g); Protein 34g. Exchanges: 2 Fruit, 5 Lean Meat, 1 Fat. Carbohydrate Choices: 2.

Recipe and photo from Betty Crocker Cookbook, 11th Edition: Box Tops for Education Special Edition. © 2013 General Mills, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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