Chicken on corn

June 10, 2020

Chicken on corn

This healthy and colorful chicken on corn recipe will add some brightness to your dinner. Serve with rice, or eat by itself - your tastebuds will thank you for this delight. 

 

 

SPICES USED: chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt, Italian seasoning 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper (if less spice desired, clean out seeds), finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 zucchinis, diced
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins, cubed
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lime (optional) 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a small bowl combine the chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, 1 tsp of salt, and Italian seasoning. Rub this mixture onto the tenderloins, both sides.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add in the chicken and cook each side evenly (around 3 minutes per side).
  3. Remove the chicken from the skillet.
  4. Pour the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add the red onions, bell pepper, and serrano pepper. Cook for 3 minutes or until onions are translucent.
  5. Stir in the zucchini, garlic, corn, ½ tsp of salt, and pepper. Cook 3-5 minutes or until zucchini softens.
  6. Lower the heat and incorporate the chicken to warm up.
  7. Squeeze fresh lime when ready to serve.

 





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