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Pepper Jack Chicken With El Paso Potatoes

Total Time - 30 Minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare chicken through step 4 - 20 minutes
  • Prepare potatoes; complete chicken and serve - 10 minutes  

Pepper Jack Chicken With El Paso Potatoes

Pepper Jack Chicken

1 pound boneless chicken tenders
1 tablespoon flour
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
large zip-top bag
1 tablespoon canola oil
3 cloves fresh garlic
1 pound steak-topper vegetables (fresh sliced mushrooms, onions, bell peppers)
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles (undrained)
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons jalapeño pepper jelly
1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring
1 cup shredded Colby Monterey Jack cheese

  1. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces; wash hands.
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Combine flour and seasoned salt in zip-top bag; shake to mix. Place chicken in bag (wash hands); seal tightly and shake to coat.
  3. Place oil in pan; swirl to coat. Crush garlic, using garlic press, into pan. Use knife to remove garlic from bottom of press. Add chicken (wash hands); cook 3 minutes, turning often, or until evenly browned.
  4. Stir in vegetables, chiles, and pepper; cook 3 minutes, stirring often, or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Stir in jelly and liquid smoke; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, to blend flavors. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese. Let stand 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 340kcal; FAT 13g; CHOL 90mg; SODIUM 580mg; CARB 21g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 35g;  VIT A 20%; VIT C 170%; CALC 30%; IRON 8%

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El Paso Potatoes

1 (24-ounce) package refrigerated mashed potatoes
2 tablespoons mild salsa
1 tablespoon butter
1/8 teaspoon pepper

  1. Combine all ingredients in microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on HIGH 6 minutes, stirring once, or until thoroughly heated. Stir and serve.
CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 230kcal; FAT 15g; CHOL 30mg; SODIUM 1000mg; CARB 21g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 2g; VIT A 15%; VIT C 0%; CALC 6%; IRON 4%
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Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp butter
Add to your grocery list 1 (24-oz) package refrigerated mashed potatoes
Add to your grocery list 1 cup shredded Colby Monterey Jack cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp canola oil
Add to your grocery list 1 (4.5-oz) can chopped green chilies
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp flour
Add to your grocery list 3 tbsp jalapeņo pepper jelly
Add to your grocery list large zip-top bag
Add to your grocery list 1/4 tsp liquid smoke flavoring
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp mild salsa
Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp seasoned salt

Add to your grocery list 1 lb boneless chicken tenders

Add to your grocery list 3 cloves fresh garlic
Add to your grocery list 1 lb steak-topper vegetables (fresh sliced mushrooms, onions, bell peppers)

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list brownies
Add to your grocery list sour cream
Add to your grocery list tortilla chips and salsa

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large sauté pan, tongs
  • microwave-safe bowl
  • garlic press, cooking spoons
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils  
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Aprons Advice

The pepper jelly adds a mild, sweet fire to this meal. Add more heat with 2–3 drops of hot pepper sauce in step 5.
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