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Cheesy Chicken and Salsa Skillet image

Chunks of chicken simmered in salsa with corn and green pepper are blended with cooked penne pasta then topped with shredded Mexican-style cheese.

Provided by Kraft

Categories     Trusted Brands: Recipes and Tips     Kraft Natural Shredded Cheese

Time 30m

Yield 4

Number Of Ingredients 6

2 cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 ΒΌ cups TACO BELL HOME ORIGINALS Thick 'N Chunky Salsa
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 large green pepper, cut into strips
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese


  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 2 min. Stir in salsa, corn and peppers. Bring to boil. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly. Top with cheese. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 1 min. or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 422.3 calories, Carbohydrate 45.7 g, Cholesterol 80.9 mg, Fat 7.5 g, Fiber 4.4 g, Protein 44.1 g, SaturatedFat 3.4 g, Sodium 861.3 mg, Sugar 5.6 g

Kal Caceres
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This recipe is a keeper. I'll definitely be making it again and again.

M Jehangir Jutt
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I made this recipe for my friends and they all raved about it. They said it was the best chicken and salsa skillet they'd ever had.

eva shevcenko
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This recipe is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables. My kids love the chicken and cheese, and they don't even notice the vegetables.

Andrella Johnson
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I'm not a big fan of salsa, but I loved this recipe. The cheese and chicken really balanced out the salsa.

matshobane mohlabai
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This recipe is a great way to use up leftover chicken. I always have some cooked chicken in the fridge, so this is a perfect way to use it up.

Ren Drake
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I love that this recipe is customizable. I can add more or less spice, depending on my mood.

Nidya Marquez
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This dish is so versatile. I've used different types of salsa and cheese, and it's always delicious.

Talat Mughal
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I've made this recipe several times now and it's always a winner. It's one of my go-to meals when I'm short on time.

Dipesh Kamat
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I made this recipe for a potluck and it was a huge success. Everyone loved it!

Salman danish
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The flavors in this dish are amazing. The chicken, salsa, and cheese all come together perfectly.

Queenie Lane
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I love how easy this recipe is to make. I was able to get it on the table in under 30 minutes. It's perfect for a busy weeknight meal.

Irshad Panhwar
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This cheesy chicken and salsa skillet was a hit with my family! The chicken was tender and juicy, the salsa added a nice kick, and the cheese was melted and gooey. I will definitely be making this again.