Chicken Cacciatore Skillet Recipe

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In her Douglas, Arizona kitchen, Norma Lavanchy cooks up hearty helpings of this easy entree. I"m always experimenting with different ways to fix chicken," she says. "This was an instant success the first time I tried it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 250 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 641 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the chicken, onion and garlic in 3 tablespoons broth until chicken juices run clear. Stir in the green pepper, mushrooms, bay leaf, oregano, basil, pepper and remaining broth. Bring to a boil. Add the rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the rice is tender. Add the spaghetti sauce; heat through. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cacciatore Skillet in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p63

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 250 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 641 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat.

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed May. 30, 2012

"This is a one pot meal if you have a jar of meatless sghetti sauce. If not, you can make your own. Took an hour to make the complete recipe. Undercook the rice so it isn't mushy when combining with the sghetti sauce. Omitted the 'rooms & gr. pepper. Serve with Parmesan cheese."

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2010

"Easy recipe!"

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