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Old-Fashioned Chicken Fricassee

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 3/4 cup sauce)
A classic chicken stew with chicken breasts simmering in white wine and vegetables is sure to bring comfort to your table.  If you don't want ot use the wine, just add an additional 1/4 cup of chicken broth as a substitute.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinned chicken breast halves
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 cups (3-inch) julienne-cut carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 262
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 34.5 g
  • carbohydrate 18.5 g
  • fiber 3.5 g
  • cholesterol 84 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 595 mg
  • calcium 70 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken; toss well to coat. Remove chicken from bag; reserve flour mixture. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, breast sides down; sauté 5 minutes or until chicken is browned. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

  2. Add onion, celery, and garlic to pan; sauté 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in reserved flour mixture; cook 1 minute. Add broth and wine; bring to a boil. Add carrot. Return chicken to pan, breast sides up. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until chicken is done. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley.

Cook's Notes

This recipe has been retested for Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight, 2012

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