Chicken Fajita Salad

This recipe is chock-full of nutrients, fiber, and flavor! The fajita spices and ingredients add a fun twist to salad.
Serves: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories
95g
Fat
3.5g
Saturates
0.3g
Sugars
2.6g
Salt
45g
Protein
19.0g
Carbs
8.9g
Fiber
3.5g

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 1 sliced mild chili pepper
  • 1 cup sliced bell pepper
  • 8 ounces raw chicken tenders, cut into thick strips
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 6 cups ready-to-serve romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced cucumbers
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 tablespoons flavored vinegar

Method

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; saute the onions and peppers in the oil until golden, about 3 minutes. Add the chicken tenders and the seasonings; continue cooking until the chicken is done, about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Place the chicken on a serving platter.
  2. Place the lettuce and fresh vegetables in a large salad bowl. Serve items family style with oil and vinegar on the side. Optional accompaniments: baked blue corn chips, avocado and cooked brown rice.