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postheadericon Mexican Chicken Meal

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Mexican Chicken Meal is an easy recipe you could use for a holiday gathering, pot-luck or parties. A great option to have for Cinco de Mayo also. It takes only (30) minutes to make this delicious dish and it is all cooked in a skillet. You’ll never have any leftovers with this recipe and you will be adding it to your keeper file. Ingredients include: Chicken tenders, Mexicorn, Jasmine rice, green onions, black beans, roasted red peppers and taco sauce. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Mexican Chicken Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.mexican-chicken-meal

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 large egg, beaten
(1 lb) chicken tenders, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups cooked jasmine or long grain rice
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed, drained
1 (11 oz) can Mexicorn, drained
1 (7 oz) jar roasted sweet red peppers, drained, sliced
1 (8 oz) jar taco sauce
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir egg over medium-high heat until set. Remove and set aside.

2. In the same skillet, stir-fry the chicken and onion in oil until chicken is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the rice, beans, Mexicorn, peppers, taco sauce and green onions; heat through. Stir in reserved egg. Sprinkle rice with cilantro.

Yield: 6 servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/3 cups per serving.

Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 2-1/2

Diet Exchange:
2 Starch + 3 Meat (L) + 1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 302, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 793mg, Carbohydrates: 40g, Sugars: 7g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 25g

Original recipe and image from: TasteOfHome. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/mexican-skillet-rice

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