Ground chicken and low fat cheese helps keep down the fat and calories in this tasty Mexican dish of Pupusas Revueltas.
1 pound chicken breast, ground
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 pound low fat mozzarella cheese, grated
1/2 small onion, finely diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium green pepper, seeded, minced
1 small tomato, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 cups instant corn flour (masa harina)
6 cups water
In nonstick skillet, saute chicken in oil over low heat until it turns white. Stir chicken constantly to keep it from sticking.
Add onion, garlic, green pepper, and tomato. Cook chicken mixture through. Remove skillet from stove and let mixture cool in refrigerator.
Meanwhile, place flour in large mixing bowl and stir in enough water to make stiff, tortilla like dough.
When chicken mixture has cooled, mix in cheese.
Divide dough into 24 portions. With your hands, roll dough into balls and flatten each into 1/2-inch thick circle. Put spoonful of chicken mixture in middle of each circle of dough and bring edges to center. Flatten ball of dough again until it is 1/2-inch thick.
In very hot iron skillet, cook pupusas on each side until golden brown. Serve hot.
Recipe makes 12 servings.
Serving size: 2 pupusas
Calories: 290; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 33mg; Sodium: 223mg; Carbohydrates: 38g Protein: 14g; Fiber: 5g
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