Cheesy Chicken and Salsa Skillet

Cheesy Chicken and Salsa Skillet


"Chunks of chicken simmered in salsa with corn and green pepper are blended with cooked penne pasta then topped with shredded Mexican-style cheese."


30 m servings
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  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 2 min. Stir in salsa, corn and peppers. Bring to boil. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain pasta. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly. Top with cheese. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 1 min. or until cheese is melted.


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  • Nutritional info per serving: Calories 450 Total fat 9 g Saturated fat 4 g Cholesterol 85 mg Sodium 850 mg Carbohydrate 49 g Dietary fiber 6 g Sugars 5 g Protein 42 g Vitamin A 15 %DV Vitamin C 35 %DV Calcium 45 %DV Iron 15 %DV
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  1. 27 Ratings


This was a great meal. It was simple, quick and easy. the only difference that I made was I added some onion and some garlic with the chicken. I would make this again for my family!

Delicious dish. Good flavour. I had red, green, and yellow peppers so used 1/4 of each. Also used coloured rotini pasta. Easy to make, very tasty. 4 stars.

Quick & easy. Used shredded pepper jack, and farafalle because its what i had on hand.... and left the corn out. Leftovers were great for lunch the next day too!

Just made this for dinner - it's a big hit! Because of the reports of "blandness", I sprinkled the chicken with cumin and chili powder before sautéing. I did not have green pepper, but I did hav...

Really tasty. I served blue tortilla chips as a side and my family really liked it.

Wonderful, it's almost a 'one-dish' meal!

Tasty, simple & easy! Few changes: added garlic & onion to chicken; added leftover homemade salsa, fresh cilantro, fresh squeezed lime, black beans and sour cream to the sauce. Super filling and...

Made this for dinner tonight I added green onion and garlic and left out the corn! It tasted very delicious and I've got plenty for leftovers!

It was really good for something different. I used southwest corn in a can instead of frozen.