Southwest Chicken w/ Tomatillo Salsa

Southwest Chicken with Tomatillo Mango Relish

Southwest Chicken with Tomatillo Mango Relish

Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Comments: This is a simple, but delicious chicken dish with a great blend of flavors and lots of vitamins and antioxidants. If your kids don’t like all of the relish, just serve theirs plain with some barbeque sauce.


1 1/2 pound chicken breast, boneless and skinless
cooking spray
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin, ground
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
3/4 pound tomatillos, paper removed, chopped
1 avocado, Haas or any, peeled and chopped
1 can (15 ounces each) black beans, reduced sodium, drained and rinsed
1 mango, fresh, or frozen, chopped
1/4 onion, red, chopped
1 lime

1/4 cup cilantro, fresh, chopped

Preparation: Place onion, avocado, mango and tomatillos in a medium sized bowl. Add black beans, chopped cilantro and juice from the lime to the bowl. Stir gently and set aside. Pound chicken to 1/4 inch even thickness. Season chicken with chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Coat a large non stick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook for about 4 minutes per side. Place cover on skillet and cook for about 2 to 3 more minutes until cooked through. Remove chicken and place on a plate. Spoon the tomatillo relish on top and serve.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 290 calories, 11 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 27 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 8 g dietary fiber, 400 mg sodium; WW Points Plus value 7

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