Louisiana Smothered Chicken (LosingJess)

Louisiana Smothered Chicken (LosingJess)
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 204.7
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,582.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 20.9 g

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Introduction

This is my version of the recipe from "Great taste, Low-Fat" by time life books..... a very good recipe that I have made many times..... my version tastes about the same but uses alot less chicken. This is my version of the recipe from "Great taste, Low-Fat" by time life books..... a very good recipe that I have made many times..... my version tastes about the same but uses alot less chicken.
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    1 chicken breast cut up into bite size peices
    2 tbls flour
    1/2 tsp salt
    2 tsp olive oil
    1/2 tsp sugar
    1 can diced tomatoes - drained (I use the fire roasted kind)
    3/4 cup water with 2 chicken boullion cubes desoved in it to make chicken broth.... or 3/4 cup canned chicken broth
    1 bay leaf
    1/2 tsp dried thyme
    1/4 tsp dried oregano
    1 tbls dried parsley

Directions

1. In a ziplock bag combine flour and 1/4 tsp salt..... toss in chicken peices and shake untill chicken is coated. Shake excess flour off of chicken.

2. In medium skillet heat 2 tsp of the oil untill hot but not smoking. cook chicken on each side till golden brown. about 2 mintues per side. Remove chicken from skillet to a plate.

3. reduce heat and add onions to the skillet. sprinkle with sugar and cook stirring frenquently about 8-10 minutes untill golden brown. Stir in tomatoes... chicken broth... bay leaf, tyme, oregano and 1/4 tsp salt. Bring to a boil and then return chicken to pan and reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionaly untill chicken is cooked through.... about 10 minutes. discard bayleaf and seperate mixture into 3 servings.

I usually serve over rice or couscous.... very very tastey!

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOSINGJESS.

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