This sautéed chicken breast recipe topped with melty cheese and creamy guacamole is your ticket to a superfast and satisfying family dinner. Round out this healthy meal with Spanish rice (or cauliflower rice to keep it grain-free). Source: EatingWell.com, December 2017

Hilary Meyer
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place avocado in a medium bowl; mash with a fork until smooth with some chunks remaining. Stir in pimientos, lime juice, a pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper. Set aside.

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  • Sprinkle chicken with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper and garlic powder. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and reduce heat to medium. Cook, turning once, until just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes per side. Top with cheese; cover and continue cooking until the cheese has melted, about 2 minutes more. Transfer the chicken to a serving platter and top with the guacamole. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

263 calories; 15.7 g total fat; 3.7 g saturated fat; 69 mg cholesterol; 428 mg sodium. 454 mg potassium; 5.1 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g fiber; 25.7 g protein; 233 IU vitamin a iu; 7 mg vitamin c; 46 mcg folate; 73 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 39 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 5 stars
05/20/2019
I couldn't find pimentos so I substituted jarred roasted red peppers in the guacamole. Honestly though you could use any store-bought or homemade guacamole and this would still be amazing. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2018
This chicken in the recipe is some of the juiciest I've had and perfectly seared too. Then you add two more of my favorite things- cheese and guacamole? In heaven. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2018
This chicken recipe revolutionizes dinner time. It's such an easy way to add flavor and texture to boring chicken breasts. I love the melty cheese on top! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2018
YUM! So simple but SO good. How did I not think of this delicious combo before? Read More