Picante Chicken

Picante Chicken


"Very quick and easy. A checker at the grocery store told me about this one. Serve on a hot bed of rice if desired."


servings 175 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 1.8 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 28.8 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 1082 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Open jar of picante sauce and put into a large saucepan. Add chicken breasts to picante sauce and bring to a steady boil. Boil gently for 20 to 25 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink inside and the juices run clear.
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  1. 118 Ratings


I doubled this recipe and used my crockpot. 4 partially frozen breasts were jucy and delicious after 4 hours on low. I served it with brown rice and roasted zucchini. This is a recipe I will ...

it was great, it was easy to make and my husband loved it. i added sour cream and a squeeze of lemon to mine!

I've also made this in a slow cooker with still frozen chicken breasts on low for about 3-4 hours, then shredded up the chicken with the picante sauce for a yummy chicken taco type salad or as s...

I have made this chicken ,without this recipe, and wanted to leave a comment. I cook mine in the oven instead of stove top. Use frozen chicken breast (in the bag), pour salsa on top, cover with...

Pretty darn good. I chunked the chicken and put the dish over mexican rice and added a little sour cream on top. Just enough kick. Will make again.

Easy and delicious! I used salsa instead of picante sauce.

I'm a college student so this was very cheap and easy to make. I ended up chopping the chicken and mixing the whole mixture with a couple tablespoons of ranch dressing to use with salad to make...

This was delicious. The chicken turned out spicy and tender. I used 4 frozen chicken breasts and two jars of hot picante sauce. When the chicken was ready I shredded it. We then prepared it ...

Delicious! I made mine with a garlic cilantro salsa over rice and it was fantastic!