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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Chicken Fajita Salad..It's a Party on My Plate!

Chicken Fajita simple and good!

Chicken Fajita Salad...eating clean style

·         3 chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
·         sea salt
·         ground pepper
·         1 tsp ground cumin
·         1/2 tsp paprika
·         1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
·         1 tsp oregano
·         2 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil
·       2 bell peppers, sliced
·         1 onion, sliced
·         3 garlic cloves, finely minced
·         1 lime, juiced
·         fresh cilantro
·        4 scallions, chopped (optional)
·        avocado, sliced
     top with tomatoes, cheese, and drained and rinsed black beans.
1.    Heat a large frying pan or skillet over medium heat and add your oil and onions. Let the onions soften and cook for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sliced peppers and continue to cook another minute.
2.    Season chicken with spices and add to the onions and peppers. Let the chicken cook for 8 - 10 minutes or until it is no longer pink inside. Squeeze in the lime juice. Add in fresh cilantro.
3.    Arrange a handful of salad greens on each plate and top with chicken fajita mixture. Top this with avocado slices and a little more cilantro, green onions, black beans, cheese, and tomatoes. 
Onion and garlic in olive oil
I used orange  peppers from the farmer's market
Add in chicken and spices
I sprinkled a little Emeril on too..
add lime juice

black beans
some cheese
add fajita mixture
only one of us like Avocados (me)
Finished salad..quick, easy, healthy, and yummy!

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