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Tex Mex Chicken Starter Recipe

Looking for an easy Tex Mex Chicken Starter recipe? Learn how to make Tex Mex Chicken Starter using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jbmotley

Makes 6 servings



Tex Mex Chicken Starter *To be used with TexMex Chicken Salad, TexMex Pasta, & TexMex Fajitas*

Recipe Ingredients for Tex Mex Chicken Starter

1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 T. chili powder
1 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp coriander
3/4 tsp salt and pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
3 lbs chicken breasts, cut into 1 in strips
3 medium onions, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced

Recipe Directions for Tex Mex Chicken Starter

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine lemon juice, oil, and seasonings. Add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 1 hour. In a large skillet over medium high heat, bring chicken and marinade to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 6 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove chicken with tongs and place in a large bowl. In the drippings, sauté onions and garlic until onions are crisp-tender. Pour over chicken and mix well. Cool for 30 minutes. Divide mixture between 3 containers (2 cups each) and freeze for up to 3 months.

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  3. *To be used with TexMex Chicken Salad, TexMex Pasta, & TexMex Fajitas*

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 328.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
323
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
35.9g
55%
Saturated Fat
8.3g
42%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
202mg
67%
Sodium
237mg
10%
Potassium
767mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
10.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
67.2g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 8% Iron 23%
* 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 sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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