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Hello Everyone! I have had this blog for years now, and as my personal life has changed, so have my tastes and eating habits...for the better!! I am now a fully plant-based eater, so my newer recipes will reflect this lifestyle and way of eating.

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

One-Skillet Santa Fe Chicken

I am still trying to find easy, healthy, one-skillet meals that will make my life simpler, and this is a great one!  The use of cilantro, lime, and Tajin spice gives it a beautiful, flavorful taste that will make your palate sing.  As always, I try to use the freshest ingredients I can find to bring out the flavor even more.






Ingredients

3 boneless chicken breasts (cubed)
1-2 Tbsp grape seed oil
1/4 cup local honey
1 large lime (cut in half)
ground pepper and salt to taste
1 1/2 Tbsp  Tajin Mexican fruit seasoning 
1 red bell pepper (diced)
1 orange bell pepper (diced)
1 cup cooked corn
1 cup cooked black beans (rinsed)
3 cups of brown & wild rice (cooked)
3/4 cup chopped cilantro 

Directions
In a large saucepan, saute chicken in grape seed oil until it is browned or cooked through.  Once cooked, add honey, lime, salt & pepper, and Tajin seasoning.  Stir over medium heat until mixed well, approximately 3-5 minutes.  

Add the bell peppers, corn, black bean, and rice. Stir over medium heat until mixed well, approximately 5 minutes.

Fold in the cilantro and cook over low heat, stirring gently for approximately 3-5 minutes.

Plate and serve hot. Enjoy!

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