Stir-Fried Spicy Chicken Tenders
Recipe from EatingWell

A bag of frozen peppers and onions can be a quick start to a stir-fry; here, it's combined with almost fat-free chicken tenders for a speedy dinner. Serve this dish with warm polenta rounds or brown rice.


Stir-Fried Spicy Chicken Tenders

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Ingredients
  • 1   teaspoon 
    sugar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    paprika
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    cayenne pepper
  • 1   pound 
    boneless, skinless chicken breast tenders, cut into 2-inch pieces (see Variation)
  • 1   tablespoon 
    canola oil
  • 1  16  ounce package 
    frozen bell pepper and onion mix
Directions
1.
Combine sugar, paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne in a medium bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or overnight.
2.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add pepper-and-onion mix and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the spice-rubbed chicken and cook, stirring, until no longer pink in the center, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve hot. Variation: Make Stir-Fried Spicy Beef by using 1 pound of stir-fry beef or thinly sliced top round steak instead of chicken in this dish.
Tip:

1.
MAKE AHEAD TIP: Prepare through Step 1 up to 1 day ahead.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 196, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 66, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 8, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 28, vit. C (mg) 14.17, sodium (mg) 392, Potassium (mg) 292, Vegetables () 1, Lean Meat () 3.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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