Cilantro Guacamole Baked Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.1
  • Total Fat: 10.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 72.1 mg
  • Sodium: 415.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 32.7 g

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Heart healthy meal with a kick Heart healthy meal with a kick
Number of Servings: 4


    4 chicken breast halves, skin removed
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 bunch (approximately 12 ounces) fresh cilantro sprigs, stems left intact
    2 small ripe plum tomatoes, finely chopped
    Light Guacamole:
    (mix in food processor: 1-cup non-fat plain yogurt, 1 large avocado with seeds removed, 2 tablespoons chopped onion, 2 jalapeno peppers (seeded and finely minced), 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin, 2 teaspoons lime juice, and reserved cilantro )


Sprinkle chicken with pepper and salt. Cut 4 pieces of heavy-duty foil, each large enough to enclose 1 breast half. Place chicken in center of each piece of foil. Divide cilantro in 4 equal parts; wrap 1 part around each breast half, covering as much of chicken as possible. Fold foil over chicken and place on baking sheet. Bake in 375 degree F. oven about 45 minutes. Remove cilantro from chicken; reserve cilantro. Make Light Guacamole. To serve, place chicken on serving platter and top with Light Guacamole. Garnish with chopped tomatoes.
Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NATALIEMARKIS.

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