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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 260.1
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.2 mg
  • Sodium: 176.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 24.9 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    Plantains, 1 cup slices
    Green Peppers (bell peppers), 0.5 cup, chopped
    Peppers, sweet, red, raw, sliced, .5 cup
    *Peppers, sweet, red, fresh, .5 cup, chopped
    Yellow Peppers (bell peppers), 1 pepper, large (3-3/4" long, 3" dia)
    Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped
    Leeks, 1 cup
    Chicken Breast, no skin, 2 breast, bone and skin removed
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 1 cup cherry tomatoes
    *Canola Oil, 2 tbsp
    Salt, 1 dash
    Soup, bouillon cubes and granules, low sodium, dry, 1 teaspoon
    Garlic, 1 tsp
    Ginger Root, 1 tsp
    Chicken stock, home-prepared, 1 cup


In preparation, deep fry plantains and blot on tissue. Heat up oil in skillet and add in onions, garlic and ginger to brown. Add chicken, bouillon cube and salt to brown together while stirring. Add chopped tomatoes and let cook for about 5 minutes. When tomatoes are tender, add all varieties of chopped peppers (green, red and yellow). Mix up gumbo of chicken onions and peppers. Add fried plantain slices and stir with the chicken broth. Let the whole mixture cook for about 6 minutes and serve hot.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NAGELLA1.

TAGS:  Poultry |

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I really like this. I had it with a Kale Celery sauté side dish. Definitely a meal I will do again. - 10/26/11

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    delicious, what kind of cooking is Deje? What does it mean? - 2/9/10

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    Wow, a low fat version of an awesome recipe! - 2/21/09

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    awesome. - 2/21/09