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20-minute Chicken Creole

Recipe courtesy of USDA's ChooseMyPlate.gov

Serving Size
Serves 8 (about 1 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 whole chicken breasts, skinless, boneless, cut into ½-inch strips
  • 1 can (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 cup chili sauce, low sodium
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

1. In a large pan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
2. Add chicken and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining ingredients.
4. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered for 15 minutes.
5. Serve over hot, cooked rice or whole-wheat pasta.


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