Stir-Fried Spicy Chicken Tenders

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    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.

    Stir-Fried Spicy Chicken Tenders

    Servings: 4
    Total cost per serving: $1.07

    Ingredients

    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon pepper, black ground
    • ¼ teaspoon pepper, cayenne
    • 1 pounds chicken, breast, boneless, skinless
    • 1 tablespoon canola oil
    • 16 ounces mixed vegetables, frozen, bell pepper and onion

    Instructions

    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.
    3. Add the spice-rubbed chicken and cook, stirring, until no longer pink in the center, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve hot.

    Nutrition Information

    • Calories, 196
    • Saturated Fat, 1 g
    • Sodium, 392 mg
    • Dietary Fiber, 2 g
    • Total Fat, 5 g
    • Carbs, 8 g
    • Cholesterol, 66 mg
    • Protein, 28 g