Healthy Chicken Nachos

Chipotle Sauce

  • 2 limes
  • 2 adobe chilies in sauce (comes in a can in the Mexican Food section of the grocery store)
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 4 skinless & boneless grilled chicken breast halves

Nachos:

  • Tortilla chips
  • Grated Mozzarella & Parmesan Cheese mix
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can black beans—drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced (1/4 of a medium sized onion)
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, rinsed
  • 1 jalapeño pepper or serrano chili, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro—chopped

Chipotle Sauce:

  1. Add all ingredients in a blender and process until completely blended.
  2. In a medium bowl, tear chicken into smaller pieces, pour chipotle sauce over chicken and stir to coat. Set aside.

Nachos:

  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. On a baking sheet, spread out tortilla chips and top with cheese (about 2 Tablespoons). Place in oven for 1 minute to melt cheese. Remove.
  3. Evenly spread out chicken, black beans, corn, red onion, jalepeno and avocado over nachos.
  4. Place back in oven to warm all your ingredients, about a minute.
  5. Remove and top with cilantro. Serve and enjoy!

Fill half your plate with fruits and veggies.

Nutrients Per Serving: Calories 249, Protein 24g, Carbohydrate 18g, Total Fat 9g, Fiber 6mg, Cholesterol 44mg, Sodium 85mg

Source: Adapted from www.ahealthylifeforme.com/healthy-chicken-nachos/

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