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Marinated Mexican Chicken Pizza

Marinated Mexican Chicken PizzaRecipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.org.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup canola oil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons chili powder
Salt and pepper to taste
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 1/2 cups salsa
1/2 cup finely diced green pepper
1/4 cup finely diced red onion
1/4 cup finely chopped flat leaf parsley
1 cup shredded lettuce
3 Roma tomatoes, finely chopped
1/2 cup sour cream

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine lime juice, canola oil, garlic, chili powder and salt and pepper in large bowl. Whisk ingredients together.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into 1/2-inch pieces. Toss with oil mixture. Marinate mixture, refrigerated, for 2 to 4 hours.
  3. Stir-fry chicken mixture in large wok over medium high heat until chicken pieces are cooked and juices run clear. Set aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  5. Arrange tortillas on rimmed, foil lined baking sheets. Divide cheese and sprinkle over tortillas. Bake until golden brown, about 6 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, combine chicken, salsa, green pepper, red onion and parsley. Mix well. Spoon mixture onto warm tortillas. Spread mixture as evenly as possible. Bake again until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  7. Top with lettuce, tomatoes and a dollop of sour cream. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 380; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Total Carbs: 21g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 26g; Sodium: 680mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of CanolaInfo.org.