Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Chicken Breast with Squash Dinner and Salsa Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 25 min
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1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil

8 ounces of boneless, skinless chicken breast

1 yellow squash or zucchini

Peeled garlic clove

Olive oil or butter, optional

Ground cumin

Salt and pepper


  1. In a small skillet heat olive oil. When hot add the chicken breasts and saute for 5 minutes a side, approximately. While this is cooking, on a box grater grate the yellow squash or zucchini and cut the garlic into wafer thin slices. Turn the chicken over, add the garlic to the pan and cook for 5 minutes longer. Meanwhile, in a separate little saucepan heat some salsa with broth or tomato juice or water. When at a simmer, add some cumin to taste, olive oil or butter to smooth; season with salt; set aside. When chicken is done remove it to a plate with garlic; add shredded yellow squash to pan and saute for a minute to reheat. Spoon squash around the plate and top chicken with salsa sauce.;
  2. Green or red salsa broth, tomato juice, water, .

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