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Chicken Picante

Great taste, low calorie and fast.



  1. Cut chicken into 1/2" cubes. Cook over medium heat, 6-8 minutes, set aside.
  2. Heat skillet to medium-high. Add garlic, sauté 1 minute.
  3. Add zucchini and mushrooms, sauté 2-4 minutes until tender.
  4. Add picante sauce, salt and chicken to mix. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Serve over whole wheat noodles or rice.
  6. Note: your choice of mild, medium or hot picante sauce can really spice things up!
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Delish! Family member's loved it as much as I did.
10 Nov 11 by member: Schrock
My teenage son who NEVER eats veggies, ate this. That is truly a miracle! I also would use a cauliflower faux rice.
19 Aug 11 by member: kellys91
for Paleo, I'd leave out the salt, and serve over cauliflower or just eat it straight.
17 Aug 11 by member: Silverdragon
My husband thought it needed more spice so he added hot sauce I thought it was wonderful as is.
21 May 08 by member: angie1973
sweet =] low in fat, low in cals, low in carbs its perfect =]
21 Mar 08 by member: Midge
This sounds really tasty. I can't wait to try it.
08 Mar 08 by member: LittleMamaMickey


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Nutrition summary:

There are 185 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Picante.
Calorie break-down: 17% fat, 21% carbs, 62% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 32
Calories 184
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.5g 5%
  Saturated Fat 0.668g 3%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.663g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.618g  
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 870mg 36%
Potassium 821mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.54g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  Sugars 0.84g  
Protein 28.68g  
Vitamin A 91% Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 15% Iron 104%
of RDI*
(184 calories)
9% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (21%)
Fat (17%)
Protein (62%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories