Tex Mex is a firm staple in many restaurant chains, and our version of Tex Mex Chicken is low in Syns, Calories and Points!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
This Tex Mex Chicken can be served in so many ways – with rice, potatoes or in wraps! We love it with our Mexican Potatoes – the spices work sooo well together.
If you prefer rice with your Tex Mex feast, then why not try this Syn Free Nando’s Spicy Rice instead!
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What do I need to make this Tex Mex Chicken?
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This Tex Mex Chicken uses Piri Piri seasoning which you can get from any good supermarket or pick it up from Amazon!
How many Syns are in this Tex Mex Chicken?
This Tex Mex Chicken is Syn Free! And best of all, it’s baked with some Speed food!
You could serve this with whatever veg you like, why not try something from our Slimming World Speed Food List?
This Syn Free Tex Mex Chicken is suitable for Extra Easy SP, but you would need to serve it with a suitable accompaniment.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Tex Mex Chicken recipe?
If you’re looking for a hearty meal to help you avoid a takeaway or restaurant bought food then this is just the ticket.
At 9 Smart Points per portion you’ll be amazed at how tasty it is! If you wanted to cut down on the points, then you could serve half the amount and have it with some extra vegetables!
How many Calories are in this Tex Mex Chicken?
This Tex Mex Chicken has just 326 Calories per portion! Make sure you remove any visible fat to ensure the leanest meat possible.
If you prefer an extra kick to your meals then why not add some extra chilli to the recipe? You can adapt all the seasonings and spices used in this recipe to suit your tastes!
Can I freeze this Tex Mex Chicken?
This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
– Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough
– Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
– Defrost thoroughly before reheating.
Make sure it’s piping hot before serving!
How do I make this Tex Mex Chicken?
Preheat the oven to 180°C. Add all the herbs and spices to a bowl and mix well.
Place the chicken thigh fillets into a large freezer bag and squeeze over the lime juice. Place the spices into the bag, seal, and shake until the chicken is coated in the spice mix.
Place the fillets onto a baking tray and pop in the oven for 20 minutes.
Cut the peppers into 1cm strips. Once the chicken has been cooking for 20 minutes, add the peppers and cook for a further 10-15 minutes when the chicken will look golden and cooked through.
Serve with your choice of accompaniment!
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