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Chicken Chile Stew {Heart Healthy Recipe}

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 lb boneless, skinless chicken (breast or leg), cubed
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 7 green chilies, roasted, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Directions

1 Spray a heavy iron skillet with cooking spray, and preheat over medium heat. Brown the chicken cubes, in batches, with cooking spray as needed.

2 Place the meat in a 3- or 4-quart casserole (with cover), and add the remaining ingredients.

3 Deglaze the skillet: On high heat, add some cold water and scrape the hardened juices with a spoon or spatula to dissolve them into the water. Add the sauce to the casserole.

4 Add water to barely cover the ingredients. Cover the casserole, and simmer until the stew is thick and the meat is very tender, about 1½ hours.

5 Add black pepper to taste before serving.

Source  : healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov


 

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