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Sassy Chicken & Peppers Recipe

Sassy Chicken & Peppers Recipe

Sharing supper with a friend who’s watching his or her weight? Taco seasoning, salsa and a squirt of lime add up to a nice summery flavor for chicken—but a slim 239 calories for you! —Doris Heath, Franklin, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 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


  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with seasoning. In a small nonstick skillet, cook chicken in 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. 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. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.