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20-Minute Chicken Creole

Cuisine: Cajun
Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Vegetable cooking spray
4   Boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in -inch pcs
1   Tomatoes - cut up
1 cup 237mlChili sauce - (pref. Low sodium)
1 1/2 cups 219g / 7.7ozGreen bell pepper - chopped
1/2 cup 55g / 1.9ozCelery - chopped
1/4 cup 15g / 0.5ozOnion - chopped
2   Garlic - minced
1 tablespoon 15mlFresh basil - chopped (or 1 tsp. Dried - crushed)
1 tablespoon 15mlFresh parsley - chopped (or 1 tsp. Dried)
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCrushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt

Recipe Instructions

Spray a deep skillet, preferably with a nonstick surface, with cooking spray. Preheat pan over medium heat. When hot, add chicken and cook, stirring, 3 to 5 minutes, or until no longer pink.

Add tomatoes with their juices, chili sauce, green pepper, celery, onion, garlic, basil, parsley, crushed red pepper and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 10 minutes.

Serve over hot cooked rice or whole wheat pasta.

From "Down Home Healthy Cookin' " by the National Cancer Institute

Seattle Times 4/16/97 (Lighter Ethnic)


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