Santa Fe Skillet Chicken

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Keep it simple tonight with this easy one-skillet chicken dish. The Santa Fe Skillet Chicken dinner has excellent blended flavours combined with beans, corn, tomatoes and topped with melted cheese. Serve with a salad, rice, or gluten-free corn chips with your favourite toppings. This gluten-free chicken dinner is ideal for a lazy night in the kitchen or last-minute guests

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp. GF chili powder
  • 1 tsp. GF ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. GF dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. GF garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. GF paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Pure sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, roughly chopped
  • GF cayenne pepper to taste (optional)
  • 2 cups cooked black beans (if using canned rinse and drain)
  • 1 cup cooked corn (can be frozen)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Toppings: cilantro, sour cream, green onions, avocado
  • *Note: you can substitute GF taco seasoning for the spices
  • Instructions

  • In a large bowl mix together chili powder, cumin, oregano, garlic powder, paprika and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add the chicken and coat with the seasoning
  • In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook for about 5 minutes per side, until no longer pink. Transfer chicken to a plate
  • Using the same skillet, add onions, garlic and bell pepper and season with salt. Cook for about 5 minutes over medium-low heat until tender. Add tomatoes, cayenne pepper, black beans and corn. Cook until heated through, about 2 minutes, then transfer half the mixture to a bowl, leaving half in the skillet
  • Preheat oven to 375 F
  • Return the chicken back to the skillet and top with the saved bean mixture and cheddar cheese. Bake for 15 minutes until the cheese is melted
  • Serve with your favourite toppings


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