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Low FODMAP Salsa Chicken Fresca

Are you looking for a simple dinner idea? Your whole family will love this low FODMAP salsa chicken fresca! Packed with fresh ingredients and ready in under an hour, this recipe will be a family favourite in no time!

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My husband and I are a little obsessed with my low FODMAP salsa chicken recipe. But, depending on my schedule, I don’t always have time to prepare all the ingredients before I head out the door. This easy salsa chicken fresca is the perfect alternative.

Not a fan of baked chicken? Don’t fret! Because we’re covering our chicken boobs in a protective layer of salsa, you’ll get tender, juicy chicken every time! Plus, who can turn down chicken covered in delicious mozzarella? No one!

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Keep it Friendly

This low FODMAP salsa chicken fresca is the dinner idea you’ve been waiting for! Check out the notes below for tips on keeping this recipe FOMDAP friendly.

First up, chicken! Since chicken is a protein, it doesn’t have any FODMAPs. That means you can eat as much as you’d like without adding to your FODMAP load.

We’ll also be using low FODMAP salsa. Finding a low FODMAP salsa can be tricky, so I usually like to make my own. If you want a FODMAP-friendly recipe, you can grab mine here.

If you’re short on time, grab this mild salsa or medium salsa from Fody Foods Co. These salsas are low FODMAP in servings of 2 tbsp per sitting, which is exactly what we need!

Last but not least, mozzarella. According to Monash University, mozzarella cheese is low FODMAP in servings of 1/4 cups per sitting. Servings of 4 cups or more are high in the FODMAP lactose. Our recipe uses 1/2 a cup total, which works out to 2 tbsp per serving. This is well within Monash’s recommended range.

Whose Side Are You On?

This low FODMAP salsa chicken fresca is packed with fresh flavours, so I like to pair it with steamed broccoli or green beans, or grilled veggies like bell peppers, bok choy, or zucchini. You can also sneak in starches like brown rice, quinoa, or some roasted potatoes.

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Low FODMAP Salsa Chicken Fresca
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Looking for a simple baked chicken recipe? Packed with fresh flavours and smothered in melted mozzarella, this low FODMAP salsa chicken fresca is in it to win it!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 343 kcal
Author: The FODMAP Formula
What You Need
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 0.25 tsp cumin
  • 0.25 tsp salt and pepper
  • 0.5 cups low FODMAP salsa
  • 1.5 cups mozzarella cheese (shredded)
What You Do
  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Lay your chicken breasts flat in a large baking dish and sprinkle them evenly with the cumin, salt, and pepper. Then, spoon salsa over each chicken breast and top with shredded cheese. Bake on the middle rack until the chicken is cooked through (about 35-45 minutes). Serve warm.

 

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