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                           SKILLET CHICKEN PAELLA
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Diabetic                         Poultry
                 Main Dish                        Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/4   lb           Chicken breast, boneless
    1       tb           Olive or cooking oil
                         Medium onion chopped
    2       x            Cloves garlic, minced
    2 1/4   c            Fat-free chicken broth
    1       c            Uncooked long grain rice
    1       t            Dried oregano, crushed
      1/2   ts           Paprika
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
      1/8   ts           Ground saffron or turmeric
    1       cn           (14 1/2 oz.) stewed tomatoes
                         Med. sweet red pepper
      3/4   c            Frozen peas
 
       Remove skin from chicken breast.  Rinse and pat dry with paper
   towels. Cut into bite-sized strips.  In a 10 inch skillet cook
   chicken strips, HALF at a time, in hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes or till
   no longer pink.
    Remove chicken from skillet.
       Add onion and garlic to skillet; cook till tender but not brown.
   Remove skillet from heat.  Add broth, uncooked rice, oregano,
   paprika, salt, pepper and saffron or turmeric. Bring to boiling.
   Reduce heat.
    Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes.
       Coarsely chop stewed tomatoes and add with their juice to the
   pan. Add sweet red pepper which has been cut into strips and frozen
   peas. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes more or until rice is tender.
   Stir in cooked chicken.  Cook and stir about 1 minute more or till
   heated through.
     Makes 6 main-dish servings.
   
      PER SERVING:  calories - 297, fat - 6 g., cholesterol - 50 mg.,
   protein - 24 g., carbohydrate - 36 g., fiber - 2 g., sodium - 642 mg.
   (To further lower sodium content, use low-sodium chicken broth, no
   salt added tomatoes and lite-salt.)
       FROM:  Better Homes and Gardens Magazine  September 1992 issue
  
 
 
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