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Chicken creole

Recipe Information

Servings 8
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chicken
Category Poultry
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine Creole
Cook Method Stove Top
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Carb; Heart Healthy; High Protein

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper  

  • 1 teaspoon dried garlic 

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil 

  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced

  • Small onion, chopped

  • 1-2 celery stalks, chopped

  • 1 large green pepper, chopped

  • 12 ounces chili sauce (about 1 cup)

  • 1 can diced tomatoes (with juice)

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts 

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 

  • Cooked brown rice or whole wheat pasta 

 

Directions

  • Cook the chicken over medium-high heat in a pan with the vegetable oil. The chicken should no longer be pink when cut.

  • Lower the heat to medium and add the tomatoes with juice, green pepper, celery, onion, garlic, chili sauce, basil, cayenne pepper, and salt.

  • Bring the mixture to a boil; then reduce the heat to low, and cover. Let simmer for 10-15 minutes.

  • Serve over hot rice or pasta.

 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 140 cal

  • Fat: 4g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 0g

  • Cholesterol: 35mg

  • Sodium: 750mg

  • Potassium: 190mg

  • Carbohydrate: 15g

  • Fiber: 1g

  • Sugars: 9g

  • Protein: 13g