Friday, October 28, 2011

Fit Food Friday! Chicken Salpicon

I cannot even tell you how happy I am that it's Friday!!!!
I am completely worn out...only 8 hours of work then weekend...I think I can...I think I can!

Funny story...I was told I was talking in my sleep last night. I guess right before my own alarm was to go off this morn...I started yelling..."get up! get up!". Maybe that was my subconcious telling me to get up and go to the gym lol! WIERD! But I didnt...I was too tired to go (sad face).

The receipe I have for you today is SO yummy!!! I've made it several times and it is from the book by Jillian Michaels..."Making the Cut".

I have to say this is so easy and I'm usually done in about 20 minutes.
A 20 minute meal?!
What could be better than that!!
You could pair this with rice or any veggie.

Chicken Salpicon Lettuce Wraps

about 2 pounds of chicken breasts
2 cups chopped, seeded tomato
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
6 jalopeno peppers, sliced (with or without seedds)
1/3 cup white vinegar
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 or 2 avocados, diced
6 large lettuce leaves

1. Add water to a large skillet, filling it to about 1 inch deep and bring to a boil. Add chicken and simmer for about 8 minutes or until done. Let it cool and cut into thin strips. Whiile chicken is cooking; start chopping!

2. Combine chicken, tomoato, onion, cilantro and jalopeno in a large bowl. in a nother small bowl, combine vinegar, oil and black pepper. Add vinegar mixture to the cicken mixture and toss to coat. Add avocado just before serving; toss gently to coat. Serve chicken mixture over lettuce leaves!!

And that's it! Pretty easy huh!!

Hang out with us on Monday...for Motivate Me Monday!
The challenge for the week was to try a new healthy recipe and share it. So if you are looking for some yummy healthy recipes...join us!!

I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!! 
Oh Yeah...I'm going wedding dress shopping on Saturday!!!!!!!!!! WOO HOO!!
Wish me luck!!



  1. The lettuce wraps look delicious! I'm making a note to try them soon:) Good luck dress shopping!!

  2. Lettuce wraps are everywhere right now! I think I need to make these because now I'm starving haha. Good luck with dress shopping! And don't be worried if you have to go to like 8 shops over several weeks because that is what I had to do! :)

    If Work Permits

  3. oh wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
    :D how exiting !
    i bet your super exited and nervous
    for tomorrow .. at least i would be
    if i was dress shopping!

    i wish you all the luck in getting
    the dress that you want!


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  4. Those wraps look delicious! Ahhh dress shopping--how exciting! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  5. those wraps look so yummy! Have SO much fun dress part of planning a wedding that is for sure....

  6. yummmy...i just had turkey/taco like lettuce wraps yesterday for lunch!

  7. That looks yummy=))
    Found you through Summer=)..
    New follower, follow back,..


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