Tomato Chicken Skillet Recipe

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"It can be a challenge to provide quick nutritious meals our whole family likes, but this low-fat dish is an all-time favorite," says Tina Meekins of Port Orchard, Washington. "I made up the recipe, but later learned from a friend that it's similar to traditional chicken cacciatore."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 celery ribs or 1 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • Hot cooked pasta or rice

Nutritional Facts

One serving (calculated without pasta) equals 227 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 467 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with lemon-pepper. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat. Add the celery, onion and garlic; saute until tender. Stir in the tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Serve over pasta. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tomato Chicken Skillet in Quick Cooking May/June 2004, p64

Nutritional Facts

One serving (calculated without pasta) equals 227 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 467 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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