Julienne vegetables aren't just delicious, they're good for you too!

Thinly sliced vegetables are a great addition to low-fat chicken recipes like this one. And when it comes to flavor, this meal’s got it out – spicy, sweet, and savory, all packed into each bite. If you’re looking for a quick meal that doesn’t skimp on the good stuff, then you’ve got to try chicken with julienne vegetables for dinner tonight!

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INGREDIENTS

7 Oz Chicken, thinly sliced
1 Cup Yellow pepper, julienned
1 Cup Zucchini, julienned
1 Tbsp Garlic, minced
2 Tbsp Honey dijon dressing, low fat/low carb
1 Dill pickle, chopped
1/2 Tsp Jalapeno pepper, minced
1 Tbsp Green onions, chopped

DIRECTIONS

step #1

You can julienne all your vegetables before you start cooking to save time and make sure you're not held up on any one step. When it's time to start cooking, heat up a non-stick pan and add your chicken, letting it sear.

step #2

Add the sliced peppers next, allowing them to cook. They'll take a bit longer than the other vegetables to cook, so keep an eye on them.

step #3

Next, add your julienne zucchini, making sure to season with sea salt and pepper to taste. Stir occasionally to make sure all the flavors are incorporated nicely.

step #4

By this point, the peppers should be tender, which means it's time to add the garlic and dressing.

step #5

Next, mix in the pickles and jalapeños. Give everything a good stir; the chicken should be cooked by this point, so remove everything from heat and plate.

step #6

Top with green onions, and you're ready to go.

step #7

Ready to serve! 

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Did you know?

Zucchini is a great vegetable for keeping the calories off while satisfying your appetite, and it’s got a ton of fantastic health benefits, to boot. For instance, zucchini’s a good source of potassium, which has been shown to help reduce the ill effects of too much sodium in your diet. Too much sodium can contribute to a greater risk of heart disease and stroke, so it’s well worth it to do what you can to lower those risks. Getting more zucchini in your diet is a great way to start!

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If you liked this recipe, be sure to try one of these chicken recipes for your next meal: Chicken With Confit Tomatoes Recipe, Chicken With Endives & Celery Root Root Recipe, and Chicken With Cucumber Mint Salad Recipe.

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