Mexican Skillet Chicken with Jicama Noodles
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 pound raw chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chopped peppers
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup salsa of your choice
  • ½ cup fresh shucked corn
  • ¼ cup large white beans or black beans
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 medium jicama, peeled and julienned into thin noodles
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Sprinkle the chili powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper and salt on the chicken breast and mix until all chicken is covered in the spices.
  2. In a heavy bottom pan (like a cast iron skillet) over medium heat, heat the canola oil then add the spiced chicken and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally so the chicken doesn't burn.
  3. Add the chopped peppers and onions and saute for 5 minutes, until the onions are beginning to brown.
  4. Add the salsa, corn and white beans and bring the mixture to a simmer.
  5. Add the honey and stir to combine then add the julienned jicama, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Sprinkle with cilantro and eat!
Recipe by Overtime Cook at http://overtimecook.com/2015/06/22/mexican-skillet-chicken-with-jicama-noodles/