Cajun Fire Chicken

recipe
The thick and chunky tomato sauce gets its fire from the hot sauce and a little pungency from the fresh cilantro.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and one-fourth of tomato mixture)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 248
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 4.6 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 40.7 g
Carbohydrate 9.8 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 354 mg
Calcium 60 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained and chopped
1 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
2 teaspoons hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
Hot sauce (optional)
Thyme sprigs (optional)

Preparation

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan, and cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

2. Add tomatoes, bell pepper, 1/4 cup cilantro, 2 teaspoons hot sauce, and thyme to pan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Uncover and simmer 5 minutes.

3. Stir in remaining cilantro. If desired, serve with additional hot sauce and garnish with thyme sprigs.

carbo rating: 8

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

January 2005