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Chicken Fajitas

Chicken FajitasThis easy, tasty main dish offers lots of vitamin C and iron, and is a great weeknight or weekend meal idea.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 small red or green bell peppers, cut into strips
1 small onion, sliced
3 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast meat, cut into 2-inch strips
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 cup ORTEGA Thick & Chunky Salsa
4 (6-inch) fajita-size reduced-fat flour tortillas, warmed
Light sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges for accompaniments (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes or until onion is slightly golden and peppers are tender.
  2. Stir in chicken, cumin, chili powder and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 to 8 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Stir in salsa; heat through.
  3. Serve in tortillas; top with sour cream, cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 256 Calories from Fat: 71 Total Fat: 8 g Saturated Fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 69 mg Sodium: 505 mg Carbohydrates: 23 g Dietary Fiber: 6 g Sugars: 5 g Protein: 28 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.