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Italian Chicken Skillet Recipe

Italian Chicken Skillet Recipe

"Hearty and well-seasoned, this delicious chicken is sure to appeal to all palates," relates Shirley Thompson of Lane, Oklahoma.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 bone-in chicken breast halves (8 ounces each), skin removed
  • 3/4 cup sliced celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute chicken over medium heat until browned. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute celery, green pepper, onion and mushrooms until tender.
  • 2. Return chicken to pan. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken and vegetables. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Uncover; simmer 10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated with no-salt-added stewed tomatoes) equals 184 calories, 3 g fat (0 saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 147 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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