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Mexican Chicken Zucchini Skillet recipe in a stainless steel pan

Mexican Chicken Zucchini Skillet

This low carb Mexican Chicken Zucchini Skillet recipe is an easy dish that is made with fresh ingredients. Ready in 30 minutes or less, it's a one pan healthy meal that the entire family will love.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 151kcal


  • 1 - 1.25 lbs. boneless & skinless chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil or olive oil
  • 4 fresh garlic cloves minced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2 medium zucchini or yellow squash, diced
  • 3 medium bell peppers - different colors diced
  • 1 cup organic corn frozen or fresh
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese of choice optional


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion, peppers and garlic and saute for about 3 minutes.
  • Add zucchini, corn and cook for a few more minutes, stirring often.
  • Place the veggies in a bowl and set aside.
  • Add chicken to the pan and sprinkle with cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for approximately 7-8 minutes or until no longer pink in the inside and a little brown.
  • Once the chicken is cooked through add the veggies back to the pan and stir well to combine.
  • Add the tomatoes, then cover and cook on low heat for a few minutes. (add cheese now too if desired)
  • Top with cilantro
  • ENJOY!!


Serving: 8g | Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 573mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2035IU | Vitamin C: 73.3mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1.5mg