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1. Cut chicken breast into strips and cook in oil in a skillet over medium heat , add onions for last 3 minutes

  • 1 large chicken breast
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 T cooking oil
  • 1 15-16 ounce can hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15-16 ounce can great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 9 ounce package frozen cooked chicken breast strips
  • 1/4 C lime juice
  • 2 T chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 t ground cumin
  • 1/4 t ground black pepper
  • 12 C shredded colby and monterey jack cheese, monterey jack or cheddar (2 oz)
  • Bottled green salsa( optional)
4.7/5 (13 Votes)

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This Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla recipe is one of my favorite finds! Has a great combination of ingredients creating

  • 1 large tortilla
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese crumbles, or more if you really like blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded chicken, cooked
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Frank’s hot sauce, or your favorite hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup jack cheese. shredded
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Fresh or dried chives for garnish, optional
4.4/5 (29 Votes)

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In the summer I like to cook in my crock pot

  • In the Crockpot
  • 2-3 Boneless skinless chicken breasts (depending on size)
  • 2 Tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 can Cream of chicken
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 can of rotel tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of mixed shredded cheese (go ahead add a little more)
  • Sprinkle taco seasoning
  • Put it on a bed of fluffy rice.
  • Toppings
  • Crunched up tortilla chips
  • Canned seasoned black beans
  • MORE SHREDDED CHEESE
4.5/5 (28 Votes)

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Directions: Cook and dice your chicken

  • 3 split fryer breasts cooked and cubed
  • 1 bag of tortilla chips crushed
  • 1 can of Rotel
  • 1 can Cream of Chicken soup
  • 1 small can of chopped green chiles
  • 1 lb of Velvetta or American Cheese
4.5/5 (29 Votes)

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Try this delicious Fiesta Ranch Chicken Pasta Salad

  • Dressing:
  • 1 package of pasta (rotini, bowtie, tri-colored, etc)
  • 3 boneless chicken breasts, cooked and diced (I usually use a rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 package frozen corn
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 can of olives, sliced
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 pkg. Hidden Valley Fiesta dip mix
4.3/5 (31 Votes)

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Get ready for a cheesy dinner! This Chicken Enchilada Rice Casserole will be the star of your meal, and everyone wi...

  • 3 cooked chicken breasts, shredded
  • 2 cups dry Basmatic rice
  • 2 (10-ounces) cans Enchilada sauce
  • 1 16 ounce can refried beans
  • 1 cup white cheddar shredded
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 can whole kernal corn
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cilantro for garnish
4.4/5 (32 Votes)

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This one pot wonder meal of Jalapeño, Cilantro Chicken & Rice is the perfect dish when pressed for time

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast meat
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) Nestlé Carnation Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeños, diced
  • Salt
4.4/5 (33 Votes)

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Easy to make with only three ingredients, this fiesta chicken recipe is perfect for a weekday dinner

  • 1 jar of salsa (16-ounce)
  • 1 can of Campbell's Condensed Cheddar Soup
  • 2.5 pounds boneless chicken
4.6/5 (16 Votes)

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Best ever!!

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup mild picante or salsa sauce
  • 15 ounce can black beans
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups chopped cooked skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
4.6/5 (14 Votes)

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1. Cook pasta according to package directions

  • 1/2 lb uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 lb skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 package cream cheese, cut into pieces (4 oz)
4.4/5 (31 Votes)

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Spray a medium size fry pan with cooking spray

  • 1 lb chicken strips
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 ounces green chilies
  • 1 cup monterey jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup salsa
4.3/5 (35 Votes)

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It's sort of like a Mexican lasagna, with corn tortillas instead of noodles

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 12 ounces chicken breast strips for stir-frying
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup red or green Bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 1/2 cups purchased salsa
  • 4 (6 inch) corn tortillas, coarsely torn
  • 3 ounces reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese, shredded, about 3/4 cup
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered or chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 of an avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and chopped (optional)
  • Corn chips, baked tortilla chips, or broken taco shells (optional)
4.4/5 (33 Votes)

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