Monday, November 21, 2011

Recipe of the Week: Chicken in a Pot

Each week we be bring you new recipes for delicious, nutritious meals, which will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. This week's recipe:

Chicken in a Pot
Makes 4 servings

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes

  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 1 ½ Tbsp tomato sauce
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh sliced mushrooms

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the broth, tomato paste, ground black pepper, oregano, salt and garlic. Mix well and set aside. 
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  3. Sautee the chicken in the oil for 2 minutes per side, or until lightly browned. 
  4. Add the reserved broth mixture and the mushrooms to the skillet and bring to a boil. 
  5. Cover & reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. 
  6. Remove chicken and set aside, covering to keep it warm. 
  7. Bring broth mixture to a boil and cook for 4 minutes, or until reduced to desired thickness. 
  8. Spoon sauce over the chicken and serve.

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