Acapulco Chicken

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder divided
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 4 jalapeno peppers de-seeded and minced
  • 2 large tomatoes cut into wedges
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce or to taste


  • Sprinkle chicken evenly with half of the chili powder and salt and pepper to taste. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add seasoned chicken and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from skillet and keep warm. In the same skillet, stir-fry bell pepper and onion until soft, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add jalapenos, tomatoes, remaining chili powder and the hot pepper sauce. Cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes. Add cooked chicken and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Serve and enjoy!!!


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Fill large Romaine lettuce leaves with chicken mixture, roll and wrap. Add a relish tray of carrot, celery and jicama sticks, cucumber spears and whole black olives.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Roll chicken mixture in warmed whole wheat flour tortillas instead of lettuce leaves.
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure hot pepper sauce is gluten free.
NUTRITION: per serving: 225 Calories; 6g Fat; 29g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 66mg Cholesterol; 171mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 5
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