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Zesty Fajita Bites

Zesty Fajita Bites

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  • Makes: 30 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Slow Cook 7 hrs to 8 hrs (low) or 3 1/2 to 4 hours (high)
  • Serving Size: 1 fajita bite
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 4

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed
  • 1/2 cup spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons fajita seasoning or salt-free Fiesta Lime seasoning blend*
  • 6 7 - 8 - inches flour tortillas, warmed**
  • 1 cup red, green, and/or yellow sweet pepper strips
  • Snipped fresh cilantro and/or sliced green onions (optional)

Directions

  1. Lightly coat a large skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until brown on both sides. Drain off fat. Transfer chicken to a 1 1/2-quart slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl combine mustard, the water, and fajita seasoning. Pour mixture over chicken, stirring to coat.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Remove chicken from cooker. Discard cooking juices. Using two forks, pull chicken apart into shreds; discard bones.
  4. To serve, divide shredded chicken among tortillas. Top with sweet pepper strips and, if desired, cilantro, and/or green onions. Roll up tortillas. Using a serrated knife, cut each roll-up into five slices. If desired, skewer with decorative picks.

Tip

  • *Tip: If using salt-free Fiesta Lime seasoning blend, add 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Tip

  • **Tip: To warm tortillas, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Stack tortillas and wrap tightly in foil. Bake about 10 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 30
PER SERVING: 44 cal., 1 g total fat 13 mg chol., 129 mg sodium, 4 g carb. (1 g fiber), 3 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Lean Meat (d.e): 0.5