Photo: Karry Hosford
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4 servings (serving size: about 4 ounces chicken and 1/2 cup tomato mixture)

This hearty dish calls for canned tomatoes, which form the base for the dish's "gravy." Soaking the okra gives it a better texture.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 3 ingredients and 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Let mixture stand 1 hour. Drain well, and pat dry with paper towels.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan, and cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from pan. Add okra and onion to pan, and sauté 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Add broth and next 6 ingredients (broth through garlic), stirring to combine. Return chicken to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan, and keep warm. Bring tomato mixture to a boil; cook until reduced to 2 cups (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Discard cloves. Stir in parsley and vinegar. Serve with chicken.

Chef's Notes

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