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Chicken Creole for Four Recipe

Leeanne Grether of Woodbury, Minnesota has been making this easy skillet dish for years. She writes, “Every time I make this dish, someone always asks for the recipe!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano, thyme and marjoram
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute chicken in 2 teaspoons oil until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and celery in remaining oil until tender.
  • 2. Stir in the tomatoes, broth, tomato paste and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8 minutes. Return chicken to the pan; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups chicken mixture with 1/2 cup rice equals 334 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.