Pepper Chicken Recipe

Pepper Chicken picture

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic salt2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper2 Teaspoon
 Boneless chicken breasts8
 Oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Thinly sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic cloves3 Medium, minced
 Tomato sauce15 Ounce (1 Can)
 Tomato paste6 Ounce (1 Can)
 Chicken broth1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Canned whole green chilies7 Ounce, cut into strips (1 Can)
 Wine2 Tablespoon
 Chopped fresh basil1 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Hot cooked rice/Hot cooked pasta2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 395 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.1%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.8 mg

Sodium 715.1 mg29.8%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%

Sugars 7.1 g

Protein 44 g87.5%

Vitamin A 16.9% Vitamin C 41.3%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 22.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) Mix together flour, garlic salt and black pepper in a food storage bag.
2) Coat chicken with the flour mixture by putting it in bag and shaking well.
3) Take a large skillet; heat oil in it and brown coated chicken on both sides.
4) Remove the browned breasts from skillet and keep aside.
5) In the same skillet, sauté onion, celery and garlic until translucent and mix in tomato sauce, tomato paste and chicken broth.
6) Add in green chilies, wine, basil and sugar (if desired) and mix well.
7) Put chicken over the sauce and simmer, covered for 30 minutes.

SERVING
8) Serve hot over cooked pasta.
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