Chicken Garden Medley Recipe
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Chicken Garden Medley Recipe

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After my family sampled this dish at a friend's house, it quickly became a favorite—especially with our teenage daughters, who request it at least once a week!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 small yellow squash, julienned
  • 1 small zucchini, julienned
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 8 ounces angel hair pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 262 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 467 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute chicken and garlic in 2 tablespoons butter for 10-12 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Add vegetables; cook until crisp-tender; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt remaining butter. Add flour, salt and pepper; stir to form a smooth paste. Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cream and heat through. Pour over chicken and vegetables; stir until well mixed.
  3. Place pasta in a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Pour chicken mixture over top. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes; uncover and bake 10 minutes longer. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Garden Medley in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p79

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 262 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 467 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 12, 2014

"Great family food. My youngest son especially liked it very much, saying: "This is the kind of simple food I want!" I didn't saute the veggies, however, but just added them with the sauce, since peppers and squash get soggy very easily, and I didn't use angel hair as it clumps a lot and I find it hard to work with. Will definitely be making this again."

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Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

"Great dish!! I'm thinking of marinating the chicken to give it more flavor."

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2012

"Followed the recipe to a "T"......fabulous! Next time I may add fresh mushrooms and a little fresh basil!!"

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2012

"also used whole mike instead of the half/half."

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2012

"Will make this again with the changes I made. Added shredded carrots for the green peppers and made Lundberg's wild rice blend since we try to avoid pasta when we can. I used 2 minced garlic and a generous amount of parmesan cheese. Loved by all!"

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