- Servings Per Recipe: 5
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 255.6
- Total Fat: 7.8 g
- Cholesterol: 49.3 mg
- Sodium: 111.6 mg
- Total Carbs: 24.5 g
- Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
- Protein: 24.8 g
Tex Mex Chicken Skillet SupperSubmitted by: AMBERAMA76
IntroductionThe chipotles in adobo add smoke and heat to give this dish its character. A squirt of fresh lime juice applied by each diner at the table brings all the flavors together. The chipotles in adobo add smoke and heat to give this dish its character. A squirt of fresh lime juice applied by each diner at the table brings all the flavors together.
3 medium yellow summer squas, halved and sliced
3 medium zucchini halved and sliced
2 tbsp olive oil
1 chipotle in adobo
1 tbsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
15 oz boneless skinless chicken breast cut into 2" long strips (3oz per serving)
1 cup brown rice
salt and pepper
1 fresh jalepeno seeded & diced
1 green bell pepper julienned
2 cloves of garlic, minced
4 scallions white and tender green parts only, sliced
2 ripe tomatoes seeded and diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2-3 limes cut into wedges to serve
sour cream (optional and not included in nutritonals)
2. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a large skillet over medium- high heat. Add the chipotle, chili powder, cumin, and chicken. Saute until the chicken is coated with spices and cooked through, about 8 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove the chicken from the skillet with a slotted spoon, set aside, and keep warm.
3. Return the skillet to the stove, add 1 tbsp of the oil and heat over medium-high heat. Add the jalepeno, bell pepper, squash, zucchini, and garlic. Saute until crisp tender, 3-5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
4. Return the chicken to the skillet. Add the scallions, tomatoes and cilantro. Cook until the tomatoes are heated through, about 5 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Stir in cooked rice.
5. Serve Hot with lime and sour cream for optional toppings.
Number of Servings: 5
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DOVASARY76.