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Loaded Mexican Chicken and Potato Skillet

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 5
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Serve this easy Mexican skillet dinner for a quick weeknight meal.

Jessica Walker Recipe by Jessica Walker
November 16, 2015

Ingredients

3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
bag (20 oz) refrigerated cooked diced potatoes with onions
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
can (14.5 oz) Mexican-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
cup real bacon pieces (from 3-oz package)
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)

Directions

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add potatoes; cover and cook 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated (potatoes will not brown). Transfer to bowl; keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add chicken; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink. Stir in potatoes and tomatoes; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle evenly with bacon pieces, 3 tablespoon of the onions and the cheese. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 to 6 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir sour cream and taco seasoning mix until well blended. Serve skillet dinner with sour cream mixture and remaining 1 tablespoon onions.

Expert Tips

Serve a tossed salad with this easy skillet dinner.

Substitute shredded Mexican cheese blend for the shredded Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
340
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
58%
Saturated Fat
17g
85%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
1110mg
46%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
4g
Protein
38g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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