Salsa Chicken Recipe

Salsa Chicken Recipe

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


Salsa Chicken Recipe

Salsa Chicken Recipe. Seasoning chicken strips with Taco Seasoning Mix is a great way to spice up dinner. Sweet and spicy Salsa Chicken is delicious served with rice and black beans.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick®.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 285, Fat: 9 g, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Cholesterol: 51 mg, Sodium: 699 mg, Fiber: 3 g, Protein: 23 g.

A Taste for Health Tip: Using McCormick® 30% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning saves 211 mg Sodium per serving


  • 1 package McCormick® Taco Seasoning Mix or 1 package McCormick® Taco Seasoning Mix 30% Less Sodium
  • 1 pound chicken tenders or boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in strips
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup apricot or peach preserves


  • 1 Place Seasoning Mix on plate or in plastic bag. Add chicken tenders; toss to coat.
  • 2 Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes and preserves. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Serve over rice, if desired.


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