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Spicy Chicken

 Spicy Chicken
"I serve this zippy chicken with plenty of sour cream and full glasses of milk to calm the bite," comments Donna Michaelis of Madison, Wisconsin. "It's a super way to stay toasty on blustery autumn days."
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 16 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute the onion and garlic in 2
  • tablespoons butter until tender. Stir in the broth, tomato sauce,
  • green onions, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, cayenne and hot pepper
  • sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10
  • minutes.

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Directions (continued)

  • Meanwhile, in a large resealable plastic bag, combine the salt,
  • garlic powder, pepper, basil and cumin; mix well. Add chicken and
  • toss to coat. In a skillet, saute chicken in remaining butter until
  • juices run clear. Add chicken to tomato sauce; simmer for 10
  • minutes.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Top with chicken
  • mixture. Garnish with sour cream. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 472 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 1,684 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.
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