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Skinny Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet

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Skinny Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4
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79% less sat fat • 61% less sodium than the original recipe. No time to cook? Spice up your busy nights with this speedy solution.

Ingredients

1
pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size strips
1
tablespoon Southwest chipotle-flavor salt-free seasoning
1
tablespoon oil
1
medium yellow sweet pepper, coarsely chopped
1
small zucchini, quartered and bias-sliced
1/2
of a medium onion, cut into thin wedges
1/2
cup salsa
1/2
cup frozen whole kernel corn
1/2
cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
4
8-inch whole wheat flour tortillas, hot cooked brown rice, or red sweet peppers with tops and ribs removed
Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

  • 1 Sprinkle chicken with seasoning. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a very large skillet. Add chicken; reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until chicken is browned on all sides. Add chopped sweet pepper, zucchini, and onion; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes more or until crisp-tender.
  • 2 Add salsa, corn, and beans to skillet. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more or until heated through and chicken is no longer pink.
  • 3 Serve with warm tortillas or rice or inside red peppers. (To heat tortillas, wrap in paper towels; microwave on high [100%] power for 30 seconds.) Sprinkle with cilantro, if desired.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
70
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
0%
(
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
0%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
65mg
0%
Sodium
650mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
0%
(
Dietary Fiber
6g
0%
,
Sugars
7g
)
Protein
34g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
160%
160%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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