South of the Border Fajita Seasoned Chicken with a Corn Tortilla

South of the Border Seasoned Chicken with Pinto Beans and a Corn Tortilla


[typical values per 100g]:

Calories: 317

Protein: 22.7 g

Carbohydrates: 41.0 g

Sugars: 5.3 g

Fat: 7.9 g

Saturated Fat: 1.3 g

Fiber: 9.9 g

Sodium: 425.4 mg

Preparation: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Serves: 1

Storage Info: N/A

1. In a large pan, heat ½ tsp. of olive oil over medium high heat.  Slice chicken into strips.  Add chicken to pan and brown; set aside.

2. In the same pan add onion, peppers, ½ tsp. of garlic and ⅛ tsp. of oregano. Cook until onion and peppers are soft.

3. Add chicken back to pan along with ⅛ a tsp. of the chili and onion powders, ⅛ tsp. of cumin, black pepper and a dash of cayenne pepper, if desired.

4. Stir to combine well and cook for 2 more minutes.  Add ¼ cup of tomatoes to pan with fresh lime juice - stir and cook for 1 minute.  Remove from heat and serve.

5. To prepare beans, start by draining them.

6. In a large skillet, heat ½ tsp. of olive oil over medium high heat. Once hot, add the green pepper, ½ tsp. of garlic, chopped jalapenos, and onions. Cook vegetables until very tender, about 6-10 minutes.

7. Once vegetables are tender, add remaining oregano, chili powder, onion powder and cumin. Then add the beans, tomatoes and broth.

8. Bring the beans to a boil over high heat. Then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook until beans are thick and tomatoes are soft (10-15 minutes).

9. Serve chicken mixture with a corn tortilla and pinto beans on the side.

Nutrition Bug Value


1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

2 oz skinless chicken breast, raw

¼ cup onions, chopped 

¼ cup bell peppers, green, sliced

¼ tbsp red bell peppers, sliced

1 tsp garlic, chopped

¼ tsp oregano, dried 

¼ tsp chili powder

¼ tsp onion powder

¼ tsp ground cumin

¼ tsp black pepper

¼ cup tomato, chopped

1 tsp lime juice

½ cup pinto beans, canned

2 tbsp bell pepper, green, chopped 

1 tsp chili peppers, jalapeno, fresh, sliced

2 tbsp onion, chopped

2 tbsp broth, chicken, low sodium, canned

1 corn tortilla, 6-inch