Southwestern Chicken Scaloppine

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.7
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.0 mg
  • Sodium: 560.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 28.6 g

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Adapted from a Betty Crocker Recipe Adapted from a Betty Crocker Recipe
Number of Servings: 2


    1/2 pound boneless chicken breasts
    1/8 cup whole wheat flour
    1 t ground cumin
    1/4 t salt
    1 T vegetable oil
    1/4 cup chicken broth
    1/8 t red pepper sauce, if desired
    1 T lime juice
    2 T chopped fresh cilantro


1. Gently pound chicken breasts between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper with a meat mallet until about 1/4 inch thick.

2. In shallow dish, mix flour, cumin and salt. Coat chicken with flour mixture. Reserve 1 t flour mixture.

3. In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink on inside. Remove chicken from skillet and cover to keep warm.

4. In a 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 2 servings.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CALICAT1977.

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