Spicy Seasoned Chicken Recipe
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Spicy Seasoned Chicken Recipe

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Seasoned with a zesty combination of garlic and chili powders and cumin, this specialty from our Test Kitchen cam be used as a fabulous filling for tacos, burritos and more.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, sliced ripe olives, shredded lettuce, sour cream and salsa, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without optional toppings) equals 305 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 606 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder and salt in oil until chicken is no longer pink. Serve with flour tortillas. Serve with toppings if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Seasoned Chicken in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p220

Sweet White Wine

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

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