Acapulco Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Acapulco Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Acapulco Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by heathereyles

Makes 2 servings



"Easy, fast, healthy and delicious! This perfect weeknight dish takes less than 30 minutes, so it's a regular in our house. You can vary the heat by the kind and amount of chile powder and hot peppers you use. Serve over hot cooked rice, if desired."

Recipe Ingredients for Acapulco Chicken

2 boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
1 large tomato, cut into chunks

Recipe Directions for Acapulco Chicken

  1. Season chicken with 1/2 tablespoon chile powder, salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and saute seasoned chicken for 3 to 4 minutes, or until no longer pink. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon and keep warm.

  2. In same skillet, stir fry bell pepper and onion until soft. Add jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, remaining 1/2 tablespoon chile powder and hot pepper sauce. Cook, stirring, for an additional 3 to 5 minutes; add chicken and stir fry for 2 minutes more.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, American-Southwestern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 370.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
402
Calories from Fat
126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.0g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
146mg
49%
Sodium
539mg
22%
Potassium
909mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
12.3g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
55.5g
Vitamin A 74% Vitamin C 176%
Calcium 6% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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