20-Minute Chicken Creole

  • 4 medium chicken breast halves,skinless, boned, and cut into
  • 1-inch strips*
  • 1 C (14 oz) tomatoes, cut up**
  • 1 C low-sodium chili sauce
  • 11/2 C (1 large) green pepper, chopped
  • 11/2 C celery, chopped
  • 1/4 C onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh basil (or 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley (or 1 tsp dried)
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp salt as needed nonstick cooking spray

* For convenience, you can use uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast.
** To cut back on sodium, try low sodium canned tomatoes.
  1. Spray deep skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat pan over high heat.
  2. Cook chicken in hot skillet, stirring,for 3–5 minutes or until no longer pink. Reduce heat.
  3. Add tomatoes with juice, low sodium chili sauce, green pepper, celery, onion, garlic, basil, parsley, crushed red pepper, and salt. Bring to boil and reduce heat. Simmer covered for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve over hot cooked rice or whole wheat pasta.

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