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 jabeta

Makes 12 servings



This seasoned chicken mixture can be made in advance, to be added to salad, pasta, or fajitas

Recipe Ingredients for Tex-Mex Chicken Starter

0.5 cup Lemon Juice, Canned Or Bottled
0.5 cup Vegetable Oil, Canola
1350 grams Chicken
3 tbsp Chili Powder
1.5 tsp Garlic Powder
0.5 tbsp Coriander Leaf, Dried
1.5 tsp Oregano, Ground
0.75 tsp Salt, Table
0.75 tsp Pepper, Black
1 serving Cayenne Pepper
3 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
4 clove Garlic

Recipe Directions for Tex-Mex Chicken Starter

  1. Combine lemon juice, oil, and seasonings.

  2. Add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat, refrigerate 1 hour.

  3. In a large skillet, bring chicken and marinade to a boil in batches. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 6 minutes until juices run clear. Remove chicken to a large bowl.

  4. In the drippings, saute onion and garlic until onions are crisp-tender. Pour over chicken and mix well.

  5. Cool 30 minutes. Divide mixture into 3 freezer containers. Cover and freeze up to 3 months.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 163.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
232
Calories from Fat
111
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
299mg
12%
Potassium
519mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
5.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
24.6g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* 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
92% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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