LOW CARB Southwestern Chicken Skillet


1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 cup salsa (I used my own homemade)

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (very important imo to the flavor)

1 cup shredded cheese of your choice

2 tablespoons chopped green onions or 2 tablespoons cilantro


  1. Sprinkle chili powder, cumin and salt over chicken.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add chicken and garlic; cook 5 minutes.
  4. Turn chicken over.
  5. Combine salsa and mustard; spoon over and around chicken.
  6. Continue cooking, turning chicken and stirring sauce, 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  7. Sprinkle cheese and onion (or cilantro) over chicken.
  8. Continue cooking 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  9. Only 2.7 g carbs per breast