Thursday, June 4, 2009

Southwestern Chicken Recipe

Quick and easy, very tasty meal. evolved to our tastes from Cooking Light.

18 min 10 min prep
vegetable oil cooking spray
1 lb
boneless skinless chicken breast half, cut into 2 1/2 x 1/2 inch strips
1 1/4 teaspoons
chili powder
1/4 teaspoon
ground cumin
1 teaspoon
vegetable oil
1 1/4 cups
green pepper strips
1 cup thinly sliced
onion, separated into rings
1 cup
frozen whole kernel corn
3/4 cup commercial
thick & chunky salsa (mild or hot, your choice)

Coat a large nonstick frypan with cooking spray, and place over high heat until hot.

Add chicken, stir fry 3 minutes.
Stir in chili powder and cumin.
Remove chicken from frypan, set aside.

Add oil to frypan, and heat over medium high heat.
Add green pepper strips and onion, stir fry 3 minutes.

Return chicken to frypan and stir in corn and salsa.
Stir fry 2 minutes more or until thoroughly heated (Alternately, thinly sliced into strips, turkey, beef or pork may be used).
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (298g) Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 28 (13%) Amount Per Serving %DV
Total Fat 3.2g 4% Saturated Fat 0.6g 3% Monounsaturated Fat 0.8g Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3g Trans Fat 0.0g Cholesterol 65mg 21%
Sodium 376mg 15% Potassium 645mg 18% Total Carbohydrate 17.4g 5% Dietary Fiber 3.1g 12% Sugars 4.0g Protein 28.9g 57% Vitamin A 516mcg 10% Vitamin B6 0.9mg 47% Vitamin B12 0.4mcg 7% Vitamin C 31mg 51% Vitamin E 1mcg 3% Calcium 42mg 4% Iron 1mg 8%
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  1. Sounds yummy and easy. Will be giving it a try!

  2. Well I have to get to the grocery store to get some supplies to make some of these good recipes.


  3. This will be dinner tonight, so I'll let you know what we think of it.

  4. This was very good and we still have a little left. This is pretty versatile: you could use use it as a burrito or taco filling, etc. I served it with steamed brown rice.


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