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Picante Marinated Chicken Recipe

Picante Marinated Chicken

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"This is an easy recipe that I use when ingredients in my house are limited. The picante sauce and Dijon mustard complement each other. Serve over cooked rice if desired."

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  1. In a large glass bowl combine the picante sauce, mustard and lemon juice. Add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Remove chicken from marinade and saute in hot oil until well browned on both sides. Add remaining marinade and let simmer until chicken is glazed and tender and juices run clear. Remove chicken to platter/serving dish. Boil remaining marinade for 5 minutes to remove possibility of bacteria, then pour over chicken.
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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 02, 2006

Very good. I baked it in the oven at 400 degrees for about 40 minutes and just poured the extra sauce into the baking dish with it. Turned out very tender.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 08, 2012

I love salsa, but I was not a fan. The husband and kiddo didn't like it either.


32 Ratings

Jan 24, 2004

Really easy and good too! The mustard and the picante do work really well together.

Jun 23, 2003

This was an excellent recipe. My husband loves spicy foods, so I made this over rice and he loved it!!! Definitely a keeper. Enjoy!

Mar 08, 2006

Pretty good any day of the week meal. Guess the flavor depends on your picante sauce of choice. I did get an early start & marinated the chicken about 1.5 hrs. Didn't like the idea of using the marinade as a sauce, so I skipped that part. Nice flavor, don't overcook the chicken.

Jun 23, 2003

I served it over spanish rice & my husband and I loved it!

Mar 30, 2007

This dish was great. My boyfriend doubled the sauce recipe (we used hot picante for an extra kick) but kept the dijon mustard at 1/4 cup. It just looked like way too much mustard for the recipe and would over power the salsa. Such a good and easy meal.

Jul 26, 2005

I made this recipe with jalapeño mustard because we were out of dijon, and it came out terrific. It was quick enough and easy to make, a good thing having a newborn. (and not a lot of time) Will make again!


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  • Calories
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 27.5 g
  • 55%
  • Sodium
  • 494 mg
  • 20%

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

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