Chicken FajitasEn Español (Spanish Version)
14.5 gSaturated Fat3.5 gSodium
485 mgTotal Carbohydrate
49.5 gDietary Fiber6 gProtein
35 gServings2IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil2 teaspoonsSmall yellow onion, sliced1Garlic, minced1 cloveRed bell pepper, cut into strips1Chicken breast, cut into strips½ poundGround cumin1 tablespoonChili powder1 tablespoonLime juice2 tablespoonsWhole-wheat fajita-style tortillas4Salsa2 tablespoonsLight sour cream2 tablespoonsCheese, to serve¼ cupDirectionsHeat oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet. Add onion, pepper, and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes, or until slightly tender.Add chicken and cook 2-3 minutes, or until browned on all sides.Add cumin, chili powder, and lime juice, and continue cooking for an additional 4-5 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.Place tortillas between damp paper towels and heat in microwave 1-1 ½ minutes, or until warm.Divide vegetable and chicken mixture between tortillas and garnish with salsa, sour cream, cheese, and guacamole (optional—see below).
3 starches; 3 very lean meats; 3 fats; 1.5 vegetables
Side Suggestions: Fresh Guacamole
Slice 1 ripe avocado in half and scoop insides into small mixing bowl. Mash to desired consistence and add 1 tablespoon chopped red onion, 1 tablespoon seeded chopped tomato, ½ tablespoon fresh lime juice, ½-1 teaspoon minced jalapeno, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Stir together. Nutrition Info (for ½ recipe): 165 calories; 8 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 15 g fat (2 g sat); 5 g fiber; 311 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1.5 vegetables; 3 fats.