Santa Fe Grilled Chicken

Santa Fe Grilled Chicken

A sprinkling of ready-made taco seasoning is the simple start to the delicious grilled chicken in this South-of-the-Border dish, topped with melted cheese and salsa.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

8
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 lb)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package)
8
slices (3/4 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Brush both sides of chicken with oil; sprinkle with taco seasoning mix.
  2. Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once and topping each chicken breast with cheese during last minute of cooking time, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Serve chicken topped with salsa.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Enjoy the chicken with a cool citrus salad of sliced oranges, grapefruit sections and avocado slices.
Tip
Vary the flavor of this easy entree by changing the cheese. Why not try Cheddar or mozzarella instead of the Monterey Jack?

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 620mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.