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Smothered Home-Style Chicken

 Smothered Home-Style Chicken
I like to serve this fantastic family-style chicken over aromatic basmati rice sauteed in butter for about a minute, then cooked in chicken stock and water. —Billy Hensley, Temperance, Michigan
5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Hot cooked rice


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour, salt, garlic
  • powder, Cajun seasoning and pepper. Add chicken thighs, one at a
  • time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown chicken in 2
  • tablespoons oil in batches. Remove and keep warm.
  • In same skillet, saute carrots, onion and green pepper in remaining
  • oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Add wine, stirring to
  • loosen browned bits from pan. Stir in soup and broth.
  • Return chicken to skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and

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Smothered Home-Style Chicken (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • simmer for 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°.
  • Serve with rice. Yield: 5 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken thigh with 1/2 cup sauce (calculated without rice) equals 341 calories, 20 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 905 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.