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Margarita Chicken With Calabacitas Recipe

Image of Margarita Chicken With Calabacitas Recipe
  • A Southwestern sensation. Juicy chicken breasts and calabacitas get a spicy kick with Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend and fresh lime juice.
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 2


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup drained corn (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • 1 lime, sliced for garnish
  • 4 6-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tsp Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend
  • 2 cup 1/4-inch zucchini slices
  • 4 oz can chopped green chiles (mild or hot to taste)
  • 1 chopped tomato


  1. Sprinkle chicken with 1 teaspoon Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Brown on both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  4. Reduce heat to medium.
  5. Add 1/4 cup fresh lime juice and simmer for about 15 minutes, turning every 5 minutes until chicken is no longer pink in the center.
  6. If pan becomes too dry, add a little more lime juice.
  7. Spray a separate large skillet with cooking oil spray, and bring to medium-high heat.
  8. Sauté zucchini, corn, green chiles and tomato, seasoned with 2 teaspoons Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend.
  9. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the veggies are cooked and the flavors blended.
  10. Garnish with lime slices.