Mama Silva's Mesquite Chicken Recipe -
  • READY IN 35 mins

Mama Silva's Mesquite Chicken

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"I hope you enjoy this little recipe. Looking for something different to make, I happened to throw this together on a whim and it turned out to be a big hit!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    35 mins


  1. Set a skillet over medium-high heat, and coat with cooking spray. Add the mushrooms, and 1 tablespoon of mesquite seasoning; cook and stir until almost done. Remove the mushrooms the pan using a slotted spoon, and coat with more cooking spray. Add chicken and brown on both sides. Return the mushrooms to the pan, and season with another tablespoon of mesquite seasoning. Cook, turning as needed, until chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 5 minutes.
  2. Once the chicken is done, remove it from the pan, leaving the juices and mushrooms in the pan. Place slices of mozzarella cheese on top of the chicken. Stir the soup into the mushrooms, and bring to a simmer. Season with oregano and salt. Pour over the chicken, and serve.
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Jan 26, 2011

My husband gave this high ratings. He loves mesquite flavor and he said the chicken was very tender. I didn't pound the chicken as I didn't mind cooking it a little longer. I coated the chicken in mesquite seasoning and let it sit for a few hours and didn't add any more mesquite seasoning later. Then I coated the bottom of the dutch oven with plenty of vegetable oil and 1 tbs butter, heated it to sizzling, and cooked the chicken, browning on each side and basting with pan juices, until done, about 20 minutes. Then I melted cheddar cheese on top. Then I took the chicken out, added the mushrooms, oregano, and salt, and when the mushrooms were tender I added a cup of my homemade potato soup. This eliminated having to remove the mushrooms. My soup has carrots and celery in it and my husband said that really added to the flavor. I don't eat chicken so I have to go on his recommendations and he gave it 5 stars.

Aug 01, 2007

I made this for my family and reduced the mesquite seasoning (for the second entry - to 1 tsp) and my family loved it. Thanks for sharing


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  • Calories
  • 247 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 34.6 g
  • 69%
  • Sodium
  • 2125 mg
  • 85%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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