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Mexican Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by mojo_jojo838

Makes 3 servings



Ideal to put on wraps with salsa and probably much lower in calories than the 244 kcal fajita sauce I am using tonight....

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Chicken

1 lb chicken breast, cut into strips
1/2 tsp. dried chilies
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 red pepper, sliced
1 green pepper, sliced
1 yellow pepper, sliced
1 red onion, sliced

Recipe Directions for Mexican Chicken

  1. Combine the spices and seasonings in a bowl.

  2. Add the chicken and marinate for an hour. Heat spray oil in a frying pan or wok over a medium heat, saute the chicken for about 10 minutes.

  3. If chicken starts to stick add some water to the pan.

  4. Add the sliced peppers and onions and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Marinade, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 343.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.0g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
128mg
43%
Sodium
119mg
5%
Potassium
778mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
13.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
48.9g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 338%
Calcium 6% Iron 17%
* 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
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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