Apricot-Chicken Fajitas

Apricot-Chicken Fajitas is a delicious, quick and easy recipe that takes less than (30) minutes from start to finish. Key Ingredients: Boneless chicken breasts, sugar-free apricot preserves, bell peppers and cilantro. It is well seasoned and cooks in (8) minutes. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (6) servings. Apricot-Chicken Fajitas will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.apricot-chicken-fajitas

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 8 Minutes.


2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
(1 lb) skinless, boneless chicken breasts,
cut in 1/2″ wide strips, 3 to 4″ long

1 tsp fajita seasoning
1/2 large green bell pepper, cut into 1/4″ strips
1/2 large red bell pepper, cut into 1/4″ strips
1/3 cup sugar-free apricot preserves
(6) 6″ flour tortillas
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro


1. Heat oil in a large skillet. Coat chicken strips with fajita seasoning. Cook chicken 2 minutes or until opaque on both sides. Add red and green peppers. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until chicken is done and peppers are fork tender.

2. Stir in preserves. Cook 1 minute or until heated through. Fill tortillas with chicken and peppers. Sprinkle with the cilantro.

Yield: 6 servings.
Serving Size: 1 Fajita per serving.

Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Calories: 230, Total Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 40mg, Sodium: 270mg, Sugars: 1g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 18g, Vitamin A: 10 %DV, Vitamin C: 45 %DV, Calcium: 4 %DV, Iron: 10 %DV

Original recipe and image from: The J.M. Smucker Company. http://www.smuckers.com/recipes/apricot-chicken-and-pepper-fajitas-5494

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