Quick Chicken Creole

Quick Chicken Creole

Quick Chicken Creole


    • nonstick cooking spray as needed
    • 4 medium chicken breast halves, skinned, boned, and cut into 1″ strips*
    • 1 can (14 oz.) tomatoes, cut up**
    • 1 cup low-sodium chili sauce
    • 1-1/2 cups green peppers, chopped (1 large)
    • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
    • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
    • 2 cloves minced garlic
    • 1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried
    • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt


1.Spray a deep skillet with nonstick spray coating. Preheat pan over high heat.

2.Cook chicken in hot skillet, stirring, for 3-5 minutes, or until no longer pink. Reduce heat.

3.Add tomatoes and their juice, low-sodium chili sauce, green pepper, celery, onion, garlic, basil, parsley, crushed red pepper, and salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

4.Serve over hot cooked rice or whole wheat pasta.

* You can substitute 1 lb. boneless, skinless, chicken breast, cut into 1-inch strips.

** To cut back on sodium, try low sodium canned tomatoes.

Yield: 4 servings–Serving Size: 1-1/2 cup.

Nutritional information

  • Calories255.4
  • Total Fat4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat1.5 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat1.4 g
  • Cholesterol77.0 mg
  • Sodium652.4 mg
  • Potassium876.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate20.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber4.3 g
  • Sugars1.1 g
  • Protein33.3 g

SmartPoints: 5

All posted nutrition information is approximate and has been calculated using the nutrition calculator on myfitnesspal.com. Skinny Points makes no guarantees of accuracy and use of different brands may change the nutrition information.

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