Meal Kit

Chicken Breast with Cilantro Butter

and red pepper Mexican-style street corn

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk

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Carb Conscious
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Take a trip south of the border without leaving your kitchen. A simple yet delectable pan-seared chicken breast is bathed in a supple, spicy cilantro butter. Corn and red bell pepper are topped with cheese, more cilantro, and sour cream, becoming the perfect complement to the chicken. The cheapest Mexican vacation possible, but you'll find yourself returning to your special vacation spot again and again.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 5 oz. Corn Kernels
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Cotija Cheese
  • 1 Lime
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream
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    1 oz. Butter
  • ½ oz. Cilantro
  • 13 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    542
  • Carbohydrates
    27g
  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    46g
  • Sodium
    1532mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Medium Non-Stick Pans
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using salmon, pat dry and season flesh side with a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as chicken in Step 3, cooking, skin side up first, until golden brown and salmon reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side.

  • If using ribeye, follow same instructions as chicken in Steps 1 and 3, cooking until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side. Rest, 3 minutes. Halve to serve.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell pepper into ¼" dice. Halve lime. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half. Coarsely chop cilantro (no need to stem). Pat chicken dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  2. 2

    Make the Cilantro Butter

    In a mixing bowl, combine softened butter, half the cilantro (reserve remaining for vegetables), and red pepper flakes (to taste) until smooth. Set aside.

  3. 3

    Cook the Chicken

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan and cook until browned and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. Remove from burner. Transfer chicken to a plate. Squeeze one lime wedge over each breast. You may have wedges left over. While chicken cooks, cook corn.

  4. 4

    Cook the Corn

    Place another medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add ½ tsp. olive oil. Add red bell pepper and a pinch of salt to hot pan. Cook undisturbed until starting to soften, 2-3 minutes. Add corn and stir occasionally until vegetables are tender, 2-3 minutes. Stir in seasoning blend and 2 Tbsp. water until combined. Remove from burner. Stir in sour cream, remaining cilantro, and 1 Tbsp. lime juice (to taste).

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping chicken with cilantro butter, and garnishing corn with cheese. Squeeze any remaining lime wedges over vegetables, if desired. Bon appétit!

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