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salsa chicken in a skillet

Skillet Salsa Chicken

This skillet salsa chicken is an easy healthy dinner that you can have on the table in under 20 minutes. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 246kcal
Author Amee


  • 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 16 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 large shallot finely chopped
  • 32 oz salsa mild or medium or a combo of both
  • 2 teaspoon fajita seasoning blend
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  • Cut chicken breasts into bite-size pieces
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  • Add chicken and saute until lightly browned. 
  • Add shallot and cook until soft.
  • Turn heat down to medium and sprinkle chicken pieces with fajita seasoning.
  • Stir.  Add salsa and cook for 5 minutes until chicken is cooked through, turn down heat and simmer for 5 more minutes until salsa has thickened.
  • Top with fresh cilantro, if desired.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1731mg | Potassium: 1087mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1123IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg