Spicy Tomato-Jalapeno Chicken Breast with Sauteed Green Beans Recipe

Atkins Spicy Tomato-Jalapeno Chicken Breast with Sauteed Green Beans
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Prep Time: 0 Minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 0 1/3 tsp BLACK PEPPER Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA, Inc.
  • 7 oz Red Tomatoes (with Green Chilies, Canned)
  • 1 pepper JALAPENO PEPPERS Lauri Jo's Southern Style Canning
  • 1 tbsp, drained CAPERS BJ's Wholesale Club / Corporate Brands
  • 0 1/3 tsp SALT Morton Salt, Inc.
  • 1 tbsp BUTTER Prosperity Organic Foods
  • 1 tablespoon OLIVE OIL Salov North America Corp.
  • 6 oz Green String Beans
  • 12 oz raw CHICKEN BREAST Tony Downs Foods Co
  • 1 tsp OREGANO Colonna Brothers


  1. Remove the ends from the green beans and discard.  Remove the stem, pith and seeds from the jalapeño pepper and discard. Cut the pepper into ½-inch diced pieces; set aside. -- Remove the stems from ONLY 1½ tablespoons of the oregano leaves and discard stems (if using dried use 1 tsp). Finely chop oregano and set aside.
  2. Pat dry chicken breast with paper towels and season with a pinch of salt and pepper .
  3. a medium-non stick sauté pan over medium-high heat, add ½ tablespoon of olive oil.  When the oil is hot, add the chicken and sear on each side for 3 minutes.
  4. Add capers, jalapeños and only HALF of the diced tomatoes.  Reduce heat to medium low; cover and simmer until chicken is just cooked through, about 5 minutes.  Stir in fresh minced oregano just before serving. (USDA recommends cooking chicken to a minimum of 165°F)
  5. In a medium sauté pan over medium high heat, add the butter.  Once the butter has melted, add the green beans and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or just until fork tender. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.  Remove from heat and keep warm for plating.
  6. Place the chicken breast in the center of two plates.  Spoon the tomato- jalapeño mixture on top of each piece of chicken.  Serve the green beans on the side.  Enjoy!

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