Basil Chicken Medley Recipe

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"Everyone who's tried this dish has raved about it," Susan Jansen of Smyrna, Georgia comments about her quick, colorful main course. "It's one I put together right in my own kitchen.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 whole boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/4 pounds), cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into chunks
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Cooked rice or pasta

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 205 calories, 70 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 8 g carbohydrate, 28 g protein, 7 g fat. Diabetic Exchanges: three lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet; saute garlic. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink; remove and keep warm. Combine zucchini, tomato, basil, vinegar and pepper, toss to coat vegetables well.
  2. Add to skillet and stir-fry about 3 to 5 minutes. Return chicken to skillet and heat through. Serve immediately over rice or pasta. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Basil Chicken Medley in Taste of Home February/March 1993, p64

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 205 calories, 70 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 8 g carbohydrate, 28 g protein, 7 g fat. Diabetic Exchanges: three lean meat, 1 vegetable.

This recipe pairs well with a medium white wine.

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Reviewed May. 9, 2009

Delicious! I used flavored vinegar (tarragon or white wine) for extra flavor.

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