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                     Skillet Chicken Paella (Diabetic)
 
 Recipe By     :  FROM:  Better Homes and Gardens Magazine  September
 1992 
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chicken                          Main Dish
                 Diabetic
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   24      ounces        chicken breast -- cut into 1 pieces
    1      tablespoon    extra virgin olive oil
    1      Medium        onion -- chopped
    1      Clove         garlic -- minced
    2 1/4  cups          chicken broth fat free
    1      cup           parboiled rice
    1      teaspoon      oregano, dried -- crushed
      1/2  teaspoon      paprika
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt -- optional
      1/4  teaspoon      Pepper
      1/8  teaspoon      saffron, ground -- or turmeric
    1 3/4  cups          tomatoes, stewed
    1      medium        sweet red pepper -- cut in strips
      3/4  cup           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.
 
 
 
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 NOTES :  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
 
 1/6th recipes exchanges are:
 
 4 Proteins, 1/2 fat, 1 fruit/vegetable
 
 (The exchanges are approx. and are for the for the Canadian Diabetic
 Program might be slightly different in other countries.)