Southwestern Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 211.3
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.7 mg
  • Sodium: 294.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 28.9 g

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Quick and easy, very tasty meal. From Cooking Light Quick and easy, very tasty meal. From Cooking Light
Number of Servings: 4


    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)


1. Coat a large nonstick frypan with cooking spray, and place over high heat until hot.
2. Add chicken, stir fry 3 minutes.
3. Stir in chili powder and cumin.
4. Remove chicken from frypan, set aside.
5. Add oil to frypan, and heat over medium high heat.
6. Add green pepper strips and onion, stir fry 3 minutes.
7. Return chicken to frypan and stir in corn and salsa.
8. Stir fry 2 minutes more or until thoroughly heated (Alternately, thinly sliced into strips, turkey, beef or pork may be used).

serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user METALWEAR.

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  • Easy to make - 5/7/09

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  • Yummy!! I used red bell pepper instead of the green, and no onions - but I will be making this again! I added a little bit of Campbell's Nacho Cheese Soup, very little goes a long way, so not too many extra cals. So easy, too. Thank you! - 5/6/09

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