Blackened Chicken Tenders

Blackened Chicken Tenders

Have you ever tried the blackened chicken tenders from Popeyes? I used to get them often when I lived in California. They are low carb

Blackened Chicken Tenders

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated skim milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

Directions

  1. In large resealable bag, combine paprika, chili powder, brown sugar, pepper, salt. Add chicken, shake to coat.
  2. In large nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, heat olive oil over medium heat, sauté chicken 5–7 minutes or until browned and done. Remove to a plate.
  3. In same skillet, add green pepper, red pepper, onion, scraping bits from bottom of pan. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until tender.
  4. Add evaporated milk, stirring, one minute or until heated and bubbly. Serve chicken with sauce, sprinkle with green onions, if desired.
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Nutritions

  • Servings: Serves 4
  • Serving size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 229
  • Calories from Fat: 57 (19%)
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 472mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 44g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • 4 SmartPoints