Try this spicy Mexican twist on your next family chicken meal.

Serves 4

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes


600g (4) skinless chicken schnitzel breast steaks, trimmed of fat

1 tbs smoked paprika

Canola oil spray*

400g can no added salt chopped tomatoes*

1/3 cup water

125g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained*

2/3 cup reduced fat tasty cheese, grated*

1 small ripe avocado

Squeeze of lemon juice

2 tbs reduced fat natural yoghurt*

1/2 red Spanish onion, finely chopped

Fresh coriander leaves

Green salad, to serve

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  1. Toss chicken breast steaks in paprika  to coat lightly. Heat a large, non-stick frypan over medium heat and grease with cooking spray. Add chicken and cook for a few minutes on each side or until just cooked through. Remove steaks from pan.
  2. Add tomatoes, water and kidney beans to same frypan, bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer. Return chicken steaks to pan and sprinkle with grated cheese. Place frypan, but not handle, under a preheated grill and cook until cheese is melted.
  3. Meanwhile to make guacamole, mash avocado with lemon juice and stir in yoghurt. Top the chicken steaks with a dollop of guacamole and sprinkle with onion and coriander. Serve with a green salad.
  • My youngest loves anything mexican. I think she would really enjoy this.


  • Sounds so delicious. Wonder how the guacamole would go without the lemon juice?


  • Yum! What a nice fresh dish for summer :D


  • What a scrumptious recipe – its on my list


  • Thanks so much. How very yummy.


  • This definitely sounds like it would warm the tummy and the soul on a cold Melbourne day — like today!!


  • Sounds delicious. My family love Mexican tastes. This is something new.


  • Great to have another wonderful dinner idea up my sleeve! Thanks for sharing!


  • This looks amazing! I love tex mex recipes! Great twist on the usual Mexican made in the house. Thanks for sharing !


  • This sounds Delicious, might have to cook this tonight


  • Sounds yummy. Thanks for sharing.


  • Looks tasty and we love Mexican dishes,thanks!


  • This looks so very Mexican!


  • very interesting, I want to learn.


  • Oooh yum,that looks amazing, thanks for the recipe.


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