Rating: 3.5 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

Look for a whole chicken, cut up. If you prefer the fuller flavor of dark meat, use four chicken leg quarters instead.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2009

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup vegetables, 1/3 cup sauce, 1 chicken breast half or 1 chicken thigh and 1 drumstick, and 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; sauté 5 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from pan.

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  • Add broth to pan; cook 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add wine and next 6 ingredients (through bay leaves); stir. Add chicken to pan, nestling into vegetable mixture; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until chicken is done. Discard bay leaves and parsley sprigs. Remove chicken and vegetables from the pan.

  • Place a zip-top plastic bag inside a 2-cup glass measure. Pour cooking liquid into bag; let stand 10 minutes (fat will rise to the top). Seal bag; carefully snip off 1 bottom corner of bag. Drain drippings back into pan, stopping before fat layer reaches opening; discard fat. Return liquid to pan. Bring liquid to a boil; cook until reduced to 1 1/2 cups (about 5 minutes).

  • Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in a small skillet. Add flour, stirring until smooth. Add flour mixture to cooking liquid; cook 2 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Return chicken and vegetable mixture to pan; stir in peas. Cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts

324 calories; fat 11.4g; saturated fat 5.1g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 32.6g; carbohydrates 22.1g; fiber 5.2g; cholesterol 100mg; iron 3.3mg; sodium 818mg; calcium 89mg.
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