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Recipe for Pico de Gallo Chicken.

Pico de Gallo Chicken

This Pico de Gallo Chicken is full of tender chicken, and the fresh flavors of pico. This is the perfect one dish chicken bake that only takes a few minutes to prepare.
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cups pico de gallo fresh
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 1 tbsp cilantro garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375˚F.
  • Lay the chicken flat in a large baking dish and sprinkle evenly with the cumin, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Cover chicken with the pico then top with cheese.
  • Bake on middle rack for 35-45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through (internal temp of 165˚F.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, and serve hot with your favorite side dish.

Recipe Notes:

  • You can cut the chicken in half, chunks, or use chicken tenderloins in lieu of full chicken breasts to make serving easier. Cooking time may be reduced.
  • Leftovers can be placed in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to a month.
Dietary Considerations:
This recipe is naturally gluten free, low carb and friendly for low carb and keto diets.
Dairy Free- To make this recipe dairy free you can omit the cheese.
Gluten free- Check labels on ingredients used to verify they are gluten free as somethings can vary brand by brand.
 
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Nutrition Information:

Serving: 4oz chickenCalories: 209kcal (10%)Carbohydrates: 8g (3%)Protein: 28g (56%)Fat: 7g (11%)Saturated Fat: 3g (19%)Cholesterol: 85mg (28%)Sodium: 679mg (30%)Potassium: 431mg (12%)Sugar: 5g (6%)Vitamin A: 410IU (8%)Vitamin C: 4.6mg (6%)Calcium: 111mg (11%)Iron: 0.6mg (3%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)