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Chili Lime Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by chichisma

Makes 4 servings



Stir fry recipe with the taste of the southwest

Recipe Ingredients for Chili Lime Chicken

2 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 small zucchini
1 small yellow squash
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/3 cup Picante Sauce
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Chili Lime Chicken

  1. Mix lime juice and chili powder in medium glass or plastic bowl; stir in chicken. Cover and refrigerate 15 minutes. Cut zucchini and yellow squash into thin slices.

  2. Heat 12-inch skillet or wok over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil; rotate skillet to coat side.

  3. Add chicken and marinade; stir-fry until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove from skillet. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil; rotate skillet to coat side. Add zucchini and yellow squash; stir-fry about 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add chicken, picante sauce and cilantro; cook and stir until hot.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 208.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
297
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.6g
24%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
217mg
9%
Potassium
467mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
4.3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
33.9g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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