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Pulled chicken with onions and peppers

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

This delicious chicken entree is low in saturated fat and sodium to fit into a heart healthy meal plan. 

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup sweet onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 medium poblano pepper, seeds and ribs removed, in ¼ inch slices
1 medium red bell pepper, seeds and ribs removes, in ¼ inch slices
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uice of one lime
¼ cup chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon salt-free spicy seasoning

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the chicken, peppers and lime juice.
  3. Cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side until cooked through to 165 F.
  4. Remove chicken from skillet and let cool. When cool, use two forks to pull apart the chicken.
  5. Add chicken back to skillet. Add cilantro and salt-free spicy seasoning.
  6. Add chicken back to skillet. Add cilantro and salt-free spicy seasoning.

Makes 6 servings.

Carb choices per serving: 1/2

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First Published: 11/02/2020
Last Reviewed: 10/30/2020

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Some other fun ideas for ways to use pulled chicken are to serve over cooked baked potato, in pita bread or a tortilla wrap.

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