20 Minute Chicken Creole
This quick Southern dish contains no added fat and very little added salt in its spicy tomato sauce.
Nonstick cooking spray as needed
4 medium chicken breast halves, skinned, boned, and cut into 1″ strips
1 can (14 oz.) tomatoes, cut up
1 cup low-sodium chili sauce
1-1/2 cups green peppers, chopped
(1 large)1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried
1 tablespoon fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1.Spray a deep skillet with nonstick spray coating. 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 and their juice, low-sodium chili sauce, green pepper, celery, onion, garlic, basil, parsley, crushed red pepper, and salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
4.Serve over hot cooked rice or whole wheat pasta.