Mexican chicken recipes are always a welcome dinner option!

If you’re looking for a healthier, but still tasty, option for dinner, then chicken zucchini recipes are the way to go. Chicken’s a great way to get the protein you need to keep going, while zucchini packs in nutrients for a satisfying veggie partner. And it certainly helps that the spice of Mexican chicken recipes helps keep things tasting great!

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INGREDIENTS

1 Tsp Grape seed oil
1 Tsp Garlic, minced
8 Oz Chicken, cubed
1/2 Cup Mixed bell peppers, diced
1 1/2 Cup Zucchini, sliced
1/2 Tsp Cumin powder
2 Tbsp Fresh salsa

DIRECTIONS

step #1

Start by heating a non-stick pan with grape seed oil and adding minced garlic and cubed chicken. Let this cook and allow the garlic to work into the chicken.

step #2

Next, mix in the diced peppers and sliced zucchini. These won't take long to cook, so time it so that they're finishing as the chicken is almost fully cooked.

step #3

Sprinkle in half a teaspoon of powdered cumin and mix in two big tablespoons of fresh salsa. Stir everything together, and let the chicken finish cooking before plating.

step #4

When plating, top the meal with fresh cilantro to taste. 

step #5

Ready to serve! 

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Did you know?

Early research has shown that cumin might be effective at helping prevent hypoglycemia, which could have a profound impact on helping prevent diabetes. Additionally, cumin is a great source of dietary fiber, and helps stimulate the digestive system and appetite. Plus, it’s rich in iron, which is great at helping prevent anemia. To top it all off, it tastes great, too!

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If you enjoyed this recipe, try one of these ones next: Tarragon & Lime Chicken Recipe, Quick Chicken & Asparagus Recipe, and Spicy Chicken & Red Bell Pepper Coulis.

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