Hasselback Chicken

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners
Hasselback Chicken

Juicy chicken is combined and baked with red potatoes,vibrant bell peppers, flavorful red onion and zesty Cajun seasoning to make this an absolute out-of-this-world, healthy, go-to recipe for Hasselback Chicken. It’s as simple as chopping a few veggies, preparing your chicken and popping this dish into the oven. Who doesn’t love a healthy AND easy meal that can be added to your weekly menu?

This classic Hasselback Chicken recipe combines the simplicity of boneless chicken breast with the deliciousness of nutritious veggies for a tasty dinner for any day of the week. Cut your chicken, place your sliced veggies in between each slice you have created in your chicken, and place your Hasselback Chicken in the oven to bake for forty five minutes. When finished, you have a tender piece of Hasselback Chicken that will blow your taste buds away with the tanginess of Cajun seasoning, paired with the simplicity of olive oil and black pepper.

An added bonus to this already appealing dish? One serving clocks in at just 323 calories. That’s right—you get a filling, juicy and absolutely swoon-worthy piece of Hasselback Chicken (with all of the fixings included) for a mere 323 calories. Now that is a diet win!

Another diet win that accompanies this delicious dish is that it fits perfectly in your Nutrisystem meal plan counting as just one SmartCarb, two PowerFuels, one Vegetables and one Extra. Be sure to log your Hasselback Chicken on your NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your daily intake! You can log your daily intake on the NuMi app right here! >

Looking for a few more chicken recipes to add to your dinner menu? Try the delicious recipe for Sweet Potato Chicken Nuggets (perfect for the family!) > or spice things up with Boneless Sweet & Spicy Thai Chicken Bites. >

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Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 323

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 2 PowerFuels, 1 Vegetable and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz boneless chicken breast
  • ½ cup red potatoes, sliced ¼-inch thick
  • ½ cup red and yellow bell peppers, sliced thinly
  • ¼ cup red onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Make horizontal slits across chicken breast.
  3. Season chicken with olive oil, Cajun seasoning, and black pepper.
  4. Add potato, bell pepper, and red onion slices to each slit.
  5. Place chicken on an aluminum-lined baking sheet. Add any leftover potatoes and vegetables to the pan.
  6. Bake for 45 or until chicken is cooked through.