Saucy Chicken and Florets Recipe

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Saucy Chicken and Florets Recipe
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Saucy Chicken and Florets Recipe

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“Sometimes I make this simple dish lighter by using reduced-fat sour cream and cream of mushroom soup. For variety, try another veggie mix," writes Ruth Stallings from Spokane, Washington.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cauliflower and broccoli florets
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup shredded Colby cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

Place cauliflower and broccoli in a 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Top with chicken. Cover and microwave on high for 10-14 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the soup, sour cream, garlic salt, onion powder and thyme. Drain chicken and vegetables; add soup mixture and stir to coat. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
Toss the bread crumbs, cheese and butter; sprinkle over chicken. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45-60 seconds or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Saucy Chicken and Florets in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p28

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 390 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 116mg cholesterol, 905mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 36g protein.

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  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cauliflower and broccoli florets
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup shredded Colby cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  1. Place cauliflower and broccoli in a 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Top with chicken. Cover and microwave on high for 10-14 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the soup, sour cream, garlic salt, onion powder and thyme. Drain chicken and vegetables; add soup mixture and stir to coat. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Toss the bread crumbs, cheese and butter; sprinkle over chicken. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45-60 seconds or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Saucy Chicken and Florets in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p28

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AKB62 User ID: 5577602 132961
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2012

"I used fresh cauliflower florets and it was excellent. I might just cook the cauliflower for a couple minutes before adding the chicken if I use fresh again."

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