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Chicken Creole
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Chicken Creole
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Chicken Creole
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Chicken Creole
Makes: 10 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
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Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesTotal time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon
oil
1 pound
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 can
(14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with juice
1 cup
chili sauce (about 9 ounces)
1
large green pepper, chopped
2
ribs celery, chopped
1
small onion, chopped
2 cloves
garlic, minced, or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon
dried basil
1 teaspoon
dried parsley
1⁄4 teaspoon
cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Heat pan over medium-high heat (350 degrees in an electric skillet). Add oil and chicken, and cook until no longer pink when cut.
  2. Reduce heat to medium (300 degrees in electric skillet).
  3. Add tomatoes with juice, chili sauce, green pepper, celery, onion, garlic, basil, parsley, and cayenne pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Serve over hot, cooked rice or pasta.  Use brown rice or whole wheat pasta to include whole grains.
  • No chili sauce? Make your own and reduce sodium using these ingredients:
    1 can (8-ounce) tomato sauce
    1 tablespoon vinegar
    1 teaspoon brown sugar
    1 teaspoon chili powder
Serving Size: 
1 cup
Nutritional Label: 
With store bought chili sauce
With homemade chili sauce
Chicken Creole with whole wheat pasta

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