Healthy Chicken Fajita Salad + More Salad Recipes with Chicken
Entire recipe: 298 calories, 9g total fat (3.5g sat. fat), 558mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 5g fiber, 9g sugars, 33.5g protein
Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle™) SmartPoints® value 3*
Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 3*
Cook: 10 minutes
3 cups chopped lettuce
1/2 cup sliced bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced onion
4 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced
2 tsp. fajita seasoning
2 tsp. chopped garlic
1 tsp. lime juice
2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese
2 tbsp. light sour cream
1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
Optional topping: salsa
Place lettuce in a large bowl.
Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add pepper and onion. Cook and stir until slightly softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
Add chicken, fajita seasoning, garlic, and lime juice to the skillet. Cook and stir until veggies have softened and chicken is fully cooked, about 4 minutes.
Spoon chicken mixture over the lettuce, and top with cheese, sour cream, and cilantro.
MAKES 1 SERVING
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