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With following the Weight Watchers plan chicken is a staple in my meal plan=s!! I love finding new ways to prepare and the Cilantro Lime Chicken is still a long time favorite of ours. I decided to try serving this up with Zucchinin using the Spiral Slicer Spiralizer in place of rice and pasta plus since its a vegetable it adds zero points plus to the recipe itself.
I loved that this Spiral Slicer Spiralizer came in its own little bag and with the cleaning brush!! The round black part makes holding the zuchinni and spining it so easy as its not juicy like the Zucchini nad easy to slip up. Cleaning was a breeze I just ran it under water and rubbed it with the brush to get any small pieces of Zuchinni out and then placed it all in the dishwasher. Plus after ordering I recieved a cookbook via my AMazon email with more recipes and ideas!
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Using the spiralizer was extremely easy to use. We cut off both ends of the Zucchini and placed the Zucchini end in the Spiralizer and started turning. Once the end got to short we pushed the black end into the small chunk of Zucchini to make it stable and kept turning till it was gone. Bella got a kick out of the piece that was left of the Zucchini when we pulled it back out.
The only thing with points in the recipe is your chicken!! Making it a great and fulling low Points Plus Value dinner!
Cilantro Lime Chicken Zucchini Ingredients:
- Boneless Chicken I used two Zaycon breasts sliced into four parts
- Limes either 3 or four or I used juice to coat the chicken
- Garlic, 4 to 6 cloves or minced
- Olive Oil
- Cilantro, 1/4 cup, snipped
- Avocado, optional I skipped it however
Cilantro Lime Chicken Zucchini Directions:
- Prepare the garlic, cilantro, and lime if needed.
- Cover the chicken lime juice. If you wish to cut a lime into wedges and slice the avocado to place on to the table.
- Cut the chicken into chunks. Or you can skip this and cook them whole but chunks cook faster.
- Pour a little olive oil into a large skillet or saute pan, so its enough to now quite cover the bottom of the pan. Heat up the pan on a medium high heat so the pan is hot and then add the chicken and allow it to cook
- When the chicken has browned on the bottom sprinkle it with the Cumin to taste and allow it to cook till the cooked white line is about halfway
- While this is cooking start spiraling your Zucchini to be ready to go into the pan to cook to be mixed with the chicken
- Flip the chicken and allow to cook a couple more minutes to brown and then reduce the heat and sprinkle in the garlic and lemon zest. Stir it a little and allow it cook with out the garlic burning.
- Once chicken is cooked add lime juice and stir all up.
- Remove the chicken to a bowl and put a little more olive oil in the pan carefully and add in the Zucchini.
- Stir the Zucchini till it starts to brown a little and add more spices as desired.
- Put chicken back in the pan to mix it up and add more Cilantro and serve!
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