Chicken Fajita Wraps
Chicken Fajita Wraps is a delicious and easy recipe for an alternative to the traditional fajitas without the tortillas. Lettuce is substituted in this recipe in place of tortillas which makes it a very healthy recipe. Features include: Lettuce, chicken strips, bell peppers, onion and cheese rolled in lettuce leaves. It is also a low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (4) servings. Serving Size: (2) per serving and takes only (1) hour from start to finish. Chicken Fajita Wraps will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour.
6 tbsp Italian salad dressing, divided
1/2 tsp ground cumin (adjust to taste)
(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
2 red bell peppers, cut into strips
1 cup sliced onions
8 large iceberg lettuce leaves
1 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
1. Mix 1/4 cup of the dressing and cumin together in a medium size bowl. Add in chicken; toss to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.
2. Add in remaining dressing to a large nonstick skillet. Stir in the peppers and onions; cook over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to bowl; cover to keep warm.
3. Cook chicken and marinade in skillet 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is done, stirring frequently. Add in the cooked vegetables; cook 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
4. Spoon the chicken mixture in equal amounts onto the lettuce leaves; top with cheese. Roll up.
YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 2 per serving.
Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2
2 Vegetable + 4 Meat(L) + 1 Fat
Calories: 280, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 4.5g, Cholesterol: 85mg, Sodium: 500mg, Sugars: 5g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 33g, Vitamin A: 50 %DV, Vitamin C: 70 %DV, Calcium: 45 %DV, Iron: 8 %DV
Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/chicken-fajita-lettuce-wraps-63385.aspx?tab=recipe
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