Smothered chili chicken

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • vegetable oil
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts , or 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 onion
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • generous pinch dried oregano leaves
  • generous pinch cinnamon
  • generous pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander , optional

Instructions

  • When chicken is golden, pour in pasta sauce and stir in dried seasonings. Add onion, separating into rings, and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer, turning breasts halfway through, until chicken is springy when pressed, 6 to 8 more minutes. Meanwhile, chop coriander. Remove chicken to plates and sprinkle with coriander. Great served over noodles or rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 257,
  • Protein
  • 33 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.8 g,
  • Fat
  • 6.4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 610 mg.

Chili powder is not just for making chili ? It’s great with pasta sauce slowly simmered with chicken and green pepper. Plus, a hearty serving is rich in protein and has only 257 calories.