Cornmeal Chicken with Fresh Peach Salsa

Peach salsa adds a tangy flavor to a no-mess chicken dish that’s ready in 30 minutes - perfect for dinner.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Fresh Peach Salsa

5
medium peaches, peeled and chopped (3 cups)*
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons white vinegar
1/4
teaspoon salt

Chicken

1/2
cup yellow cornmeal
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 In large bowl, mix all salsa ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2 In shallow dish, mix cornmeal, 1/2 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 is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170ºF). Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

3 cups chopped frozen (thawed) sliced peaches can be substituted for the fresh peaches.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.