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    Southwest Stir Fry

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Dawn's Note:

    A good way to get all the food groups into one meal: Meat, vegetable, dairy, and bread! Fast, heatlthy, and tasty!

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    1. 1
      Make marinade---------------.
    2. 2
      Mix fajita mix, oil and water.
    3. 3
      Add chicken to marinade.
    4. 4
      Let stand for 15 minutes.
    5. 5
      Spray a large skillet with non stick cooking spray and heat on medium heat.
    6. 6
      Add green pepper, zuchini, and onion.
    7. 7
      Sautee until crisp tender.
    8. 8
      Set vegetables aside.
    9. 9
      Drain chicken and discard marinade.
    10. 10
      Cook chicken in skillet for@ 4-5 minutes.
    11. 11
      Add vegetables to skillet, and add salsa and chili powder and stir together.
    12. 12
      Add corn and beans to skillet and cook for@ 1-2 more minutes or until heated through.
    13. 13
      Microwave tortillas for 30 seconds to heat.
    14. 14
      Cover them prior to microwaving.
    15. 15
      Serve mixture on warm tortillas and top with cheese.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 13, 2003


      It's a keeper! I must say that I must have been in a fog when I went grocery shopping. I just KNEW I bought a zucchini for this but when I went to the veggie bin - nope! I just added more onion and had a very large green pepper - also added a little minced garlic, and added a can of diced green chilies when I added the beans and corn. Had the tortillas with Colby-Jack and sour cream, and the Old Man and I added hot sauce to ours. A very nice change with a great flavor - and easy to throw together! Thanks.

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    • on June 10, 2011


      I make this all the time and we love it. I always use a red pepper and skip the corn and use a whole can of black beans. We then add some tamed Jalapeños to our burritos just before eating

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    • on June 25, 2004


      I made this as a burrito and agree to add the sour cream and salsa to it. It gives it a little more flavor. I like the idea of the green chilies added to it. I will add it the next time as this is one me and the hubby enjoyed.

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    Nutritional Facts for Southwest Stir Fry

    Serving Size: 1 (240 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 524.9
    Calories from Fat 225
    Total Fat 25.0 g
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    Cholesterol 63.7 mg
    Sodium 718.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 51.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.6 g
    Sugars 4.5 g
    Protein 25.4 g

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    fajita seasoning mix

    reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend

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