PEN-Powered Activity Guide II

FL A VORFUL CHICKEN F A JIT A S

Shared from Taste of Home

We chose this recipe because it is delicious, family-friendly, and simple to prepare. You can substitute the ingredients below for just about anything you have in your fridge.

INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

STEPS Prep time 20min + marinating

Cook time 10min  Makes 6 servings

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In a large bowl, combine 2 tablespoons oil, lemon juice and seasonings; add the chicken. Turn to coat; cover. Refrigerate for 1-4 hours In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, saute peppers and onions in remaining oil until crisp- tender. Remove and keep warm Drain chicken, discarding marinade. In the same skillet, cook chicken over medium-high heat until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes. Return pepper mixture to pan; heat through Spoon filling down the center of tortillas; fold in half. If desired, serve with toppings

1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika

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1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, julienned 1/2 medium green pepper, julienned 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1/2 cup chopped onion 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed Optional: Shredded cheddar cheese, taco sauce, salsa, guacamole and sour cream

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1 fajita: 369 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 689mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 fat.

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