chicken in spicy red sauce

chicken in spicy red sauce

prep time: 15 minutes
cook time: 30 minutes
makes 4 servings, 5 oz. servings


  • 2 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 ¼ lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup thick & chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon baking cocoa
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Sesame seeds

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken, brown on both sides.
  2. Blend rest of ingredients, except sesame seeds, in food processor or blender until smooth. Pour over chicken in skillet and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low; cook, uncovered for approximately 20 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken breast is 165°F.
  4. Serve over rice, sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Per Serving: 260 calories, 11g fat, 2g saturated fat, 80mg cholesterol, 1060mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 31g protein