Mexican chicken

Mexican chicken
  • Serves: 4
  • Ready in: 30-60 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • Syns per serving:
      FREE

Succulent strips of chicken in a mildly spiced tomato sauce with sweet potato, peppers and onion.

ingredients

  • 5 large garlic cloves
  • 2 large bottled roasted red peppers in brine, drained and roughly chopped
  • low-calorie cooking spray
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 small yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks
  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 227g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 500ml boiling chicken stock
  • 700g skinless and boneless chicken breast, cut into strips

method

  1. Put the garlic cloves, 1 roasted red pepper and 50ml water in a small food processor and whizz until puréed.
  2. Spray a large non-stick frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat. Add the onion, fresh peppers and sweet potato and fry for 5 minutes, adding a little water if anything starts to stick.
  3. Stir in the garlic purée along with the spices, oregano, chopped tomatoes, tomato purée and stock. Bring to the boil over a high heat then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.

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