Mexican Chicken Bake-Low Carb Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Chicken Bake-Low Carb recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Chicken Bake-Low Carb using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by adv269

Makes 6 servings



Mexican Chicken Bake - Low Calorie/low carb The chicken filling is sandwiched between two corn tortillas, topped with tomatoes, cilantro and reduced fat cheese, and baked until the cheese is melted.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Chicken Bake-Low Carb

1 tbsp olive oil
1 red onion, sliced
1 peppers, red cut into strips
1 tbsp cumin
14 ounce tomatoes, canned, Mexican Style
24 ounces chicken breast, shredded
2 Carb Balance Tortillas
2 tbsp chopped cilantro, fresh
1 cup Monterey Jack cheese , reduced fat, shredded

Recipe Directions for Mexican Chicken Bake-Low Carb

  1. Preparation

  2. Prehat oven to 350 degrees.

  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet.

  4. Sauté onion, pepper strips and jalapeno for 3-4 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle cumin and stir well.

  6. Add tomatoes, except 1/4 cup, and simmer for 5 minutes.

  7. Add shredded chicken and cook for 2 minutes.

  8. Spray a 9-inch pie dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place one tortilla on the bottom. Spoon the chicken mixture on top. Cover with other tortilla. Spoon remaining tomatoes over top, followed by cilantro and cheese.

  9. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

  10. Cut into wedges and serve with beans and rice or a green salad.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
337
Calories from Fat
119
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.2g
20%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
113mg
38%
Sodium
301mg
13%
Potassium
509mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
10.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
20%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
42.4g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 20% Iron 14%
* 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
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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