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Jerk-Seasoned Chicken and Pepper Sauté

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

Jerk seasoning and orange juice spice up this easy chicken dish that's ready in 20 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
lb boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into thin strips
2
teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
1
package (1 lb) frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry
1/3
cup orange juice
2
teaspoons cornstarch

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and jerk seasoning; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 2
    Add bell pepper and onion stir-fry; cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine orange juice and cornstarch; blend until smooth. Add to mixture in skillet; cook and stir until bubbly and thickened.

Expert Tips

  • Bell peppers, regardless of their color, provide vitamin C also called ascorbic acid. Choosing vitamin C-rish foods keeps gums and blood vessels healthy.
  • Caribbean jerk seasoning, sold in the supermarket spice aisle, is a blend that usually contains red pepper, thyme and allspice; it sometimes includes sugar and other spices.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
7g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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