Southwestern Chicken Scaloppine

Southwestern Chicken Scaloppine

Looking for a hearty chicken dinner using Progresso® broth? Then check out this flavorful scaloppini that’s ready in 30 minutes - featuring hints of Southwestern and Italian cuisine.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
tablespoons canola oil
1/2
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce, if desired
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place chicken breast half with smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick. Repeat with remaining chicken. Cut chicken into smaller pieces if desired.
  2. In shallow dish, mix flour, cumin and salt. Coat chicken with flour mixture. Reserve 1 teaspoon flour mixture.
  3. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  4. In small bowl, stir reserved 1 teaspoon flour mixture into broth. Gradually stir broth mixture and red pepper sauce into skillet. Heat to boiling; stir in lime juice and cilantro. Serve sauce over chicken.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
Serve with cornbread or corn muffins, steamed green beans or broccoli, and fresh fruit for a scrumptious dinner.
Variation
Instead of chicken, use 1 pound pork tenderloin. Cut into 4 pieces, and flatten as directed for the chicken.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 500mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 33g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.