Sheet-Pan Mexican Chicken with Sweet Potato Spirals
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This one-pan wonder takes the familiar flavors of a family-friendly pasta dinner, then adds a taco twist and pairs it with crispy sweet potato noodles. With a prep time of only 20 minutes, you’ll want to slot this weeknight Mexican meal into your dinner rotation, pronto.MORE+LESS-
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb)
tablespoon vegetable oil
package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
tablespoons butter, melted
teaspoon ground cumin
teaspoon ground coriander
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
cups fresh sweet potato spirals
medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
tablespoons chopped green onions
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 18x13-inch rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray.
Coat chicken breasts with oil; sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Rub to completely coat chicken; place in center of sheet pan.
In large bowl, mix melted butter, salt, cumin, coriander and ground red pepper. Add sweet potatoes and bell pepper; stir until completely coated. Place on sheet pan around chicken.
Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
Top with green onions, cilantro and lime wedges.
- Wondering how much prespiralized sweet potato to buy? We used about 13 ounces of swoodles in this recipe.
- Here's how to cut a bell pepper like a pro: To start, cut 1/2 inch off top and bottom of pepper, then stand pepper upright. Next, cut one side of pepper from top to bottom, then lay pepper on its side. Cut all the way around inside of pepper to remove seeds and membranes. Then cut or slice pepper as desired.
- Sweet potato spirals are also called sweet potato noodles or swoodles.
- Save time by using prespiralized sweet potatoes.
Serving Size: 1 Chicken Breast and About 3/4 Cup Vegetables
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.