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Sassy Chicken & Peppers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

2 servings

This quick and healthy chicken and peppers recipe tastes like a naked taco and is bursting with fresh flavors. And it can all be prepared in the same pan for easy cleanup—it's a win-win! —Doris Heath, Franklin, North Carolina
Sassy Chicken & Peppers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 small green bell pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with seasoning. In a small nonstick skillet, cook chicken in 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat until juices run clear, 4-5 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Saute onion and peppers in remaining oil until crisp-tender; stir in salsa and lime juice. Spoon mixture over chicken.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 239 calories, 12g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 377mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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