Cheesy Chicken Skillet Dinner

Convert veggies and chicken into a cheesy skillet meal - dinner ready in just 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

1
teaspoon canola or vegetable oil
1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
2
large carrots, cut into 1/8-inch slices (2 cups)
1
medium zucchini, cut into 1/8-inch slices (2 cups)
2
tablespoons soy sauce
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
2
cups shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)

  • 1 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add oil; tilt skillet to coat bottom. Add chicken; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink in center, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, cook carrots and zucchini 5 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Add chicken and soy sauce; toss until chicken and vegetables are coated with soy sauce. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Sprinkle with onions and cheese. Cover; let stand 2 minutes to melt cheese.

Expert Tips

Substitute an Italian cheese blend for the Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.