I love this diabetic chicken fajitas recipe. I am the number 1 Mexican food lover in my house. My husband will tell you that is debatable. :) Peppers, onions, and lots of juicy meat! Yum....Enjoy these diabetic chicken fajitas.
1 lb chicken tenders
1/4 cup lime juice
4 garlic cloves, minced, divided
Nonstick cooking spray, as needed
1 cup sliced red bell peppers
1 cup sliced green bell peppers
1 cup sliced yellow bell peppers
3/4 cup onion slices - (abt 1 med)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
8 tsp low-fat sour cream
8 flour tortillas - (6" dia), warmed
Green onion tops, (optional)
1. Arrange chicken in 11- by 7-inch glass baking dish; add lime juice and half of garlic. Toss to coat. Cover; marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add chicken mixture; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet. Drain excess liquid from skillet, if necessary.
3. Add bell peppers, onion and remaining garlic to skillet; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with cumin, salt and ground red pepper. Return chicken to skillet. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes.
4. Spread 1 teaspoon sour cream on 1 side of each tortilla. Spoon chicken and bell pepper mixture over sour cream; roll up tortillas. Tie each tortilla with green onion top and serve with salsa, if desired.
This recipe yields 4 servings.
Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Starch, 3 Meat, 3 Vegetable.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 382; Calories from fat 17%; Total Fat 7g; Saturated Fat 2g; Protein 29g; Carbohydrates 51g; Cholesterol 60mg; Sodium 421mg; Dietary Fiber 5g.
Comments: The name of this popular Southwestern dish actually refers to the strips of marinated and grilled skirt steak that are wrapped inside the warmed tortillas. This chicken version eliminates over 80 calories and 10 grams of fat per serving.
Source:"Diabetic Cooking at http://www.diabeticcooking.com"S(Formatted for MC6):"08-08-2002 by Joe Comiskey - firstname.lastname@example.org"Copyright:"© Publications International Ltd, 2002" Servings: 4