This is a good recipe since it has Cinnamon. Cinnamon has been shown to lower blood sugar. Be sure to add a crisp salad, low fat sour cream, avocado and low fat salsa.
Fajitas can be used with other meats as well. Pork, beef or any other meat your prefer. Remember to eat this in moderation and be sure to check your blood sugar after eating. Remember don't guess TEST!!
Cinnamon and Lime Chicken Fajitas
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 red bell pepper, chopped in strips
1 green bell pepper, chopped in strips
salt and pepper to taste
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/4 cup canola oil
1 large yellow onion, chopped
1 large clove garlic, peeled and minced
1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno peppers
1 lime, juiced
12 (6 inch)low carb corn tortillas, warmed
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Place potatoes and bell peppers in a shallow baking dish. Drizzle with about 1/2 the oil, and season with salt. Bake 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until tender.
Meanwhile, season chicken with cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Arrange in a separate baking dish, and bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until no longer pink and juices run clear. Cool and shred.
Heat remaining oil in a skillet over medium heat, and saute onion and garlic until tender. Mix in shredded chicken, jalapeno, and lime juice. Cook until heated through.
Serve the chicken and potatoes in warmed tortillas.
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Total Fat: 12.6g
Total Carbs: 50.9g
Dietary Fiber: 7.1g
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