Cheesy Chicken & Salsa Skillet

30 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
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4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

In the mood for Mexican? It is easy to prepare this Mexican-inspired pasta skillet. With chicken and veggies, salsa, pasta and cheese, what’s not to love?

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, cook chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 2 min. Add salsa, corn and peppers; stir. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with cheese. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 1 min. or until cheese is melted.

Special Extra

Garnish each serving with 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or 1 chopped green onion.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with your favourite flavour of prepared Crystal Light Low Calorie Drink Mix.


  • 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

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Nutrition Bonus

Help your friends and family eat right with this delicious dish. As a bonus, the green pepper provides an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
Calories 420
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 520mg
Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 6g
Protein 38g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 80 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • lindalouann |

    My whole family loved this. Also when chicken is on sale I stock up so it makes budget friendly

  • jewelsky |

    With the price of chicken breast being so high at the moment, I don't see where this is 'budget friendly'.