Mediterranean Chicken Stew Recipe

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Mediterranean Chicken Stew Recipe
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Mediterranean Chicken Stew Recipe

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Tomatoes and peppers lend to the eye-catching color of this fast-to-fix stew. The mild seasonings will appeal to everyone's tastes.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 cup pitted ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add chicken; cook for 6-8 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Stir in the tomatoes, peppers, olives, salt and oregano; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into chicken mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Chicken Stew in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2003, p1

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 236 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 738mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 cup pitted ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • Hot cooked rice
  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add chicken; cook for 6-8 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Stir in the tomatoes, peppers, olives, salt and oregano; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into chicken mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Chicken Stew in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2003, p1

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jeannie1238 User ID: 3732883 149553
Reviewed May. 15, 2009

"I loved this stew. Yummy! I also add a yellow pepper to make is really colorful."

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