Acapulco Chicken

Difficulty | Serves 4 | Book 4


2 x 250g skinless chicken breasts
cooking spray
2 tablespoons salt-reduced taco seasoning (Old El Paso™)
3 tablespoons no-added-salt tomato paste
½ cup onion diced
⅛ teaspoon chilli powder (optional)
½ cup green capsicum diced
½ cup fresh tomatoes diced
½ large (75g) avocado diced
½ cup (50g) 30% reduced fat tasty cheese freshly grated

Per serve
Kilojoules1009 (cals 241)
GI RatingToo low in carbs to score a GI rating


Preheat oven 180ºC fan forced.

  1. Flatten chicken breasts to double their size with meat mallet. Cut each piece in half giving you four pieces.
  2. Coat a baking tray with cooking spray then place chicken on tray.
  3. Combine taco seasoning and tomato paste in a small mixing bowl then spread an even amount over each chicken breast.
  4. Place onion, chilli powder, capsicum, tomato and avocado and into a medium size mixing bowl and combine.
  5. Spread mixture evenly over each chicken breast, top with cheese. Bake 20-25 minutes or until chicken has cooked through and cheese has melted and browned.

Suitable to be frozen.

Dietitian's tip

Avocado is high in monounsaturated fat. Ideal for heart health in people with diabetes.

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