Skillet Chicken and Vegetables

By Mr. Food

Skillet Chicken and Vegetables


Quick-cooking, budget-friendly, versatile chicken breasts and frozen mixed veggies are dressed up with a splash of fresh lime juice, and a few seasonings in this easy all-in-one skillet meal that’s chock-full of taste and nutrition.

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 15 min

  • 1 (1-ounce) envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Juice from 1/2 fresh lime
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables



  1. In a large skillet, combine onion soup mix, oil, water, lime juice, ground red pepper, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir in chicken strips and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in vegetables and continue cooking 4 to 5 more minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are heated through. 

Check out our easy rice pilaf recipes for the finishing touch to this delicious meal. A few lime wedges as garnish, and you've got a beautiful meal in minutes!

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