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Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Dallas, Texas

Calabacita Chicken Stew

A sassy chicken stew packs a powerful vitamin punch.

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  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
8
to 10 small to medium zucchini (2 1/2 lb), peeled, thinly sliced (8 cups)
1
medium white onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (15.25 oz) Green Giant® whole kernel corn, undrained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with green pepper and onion, undrained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, undrained
1 1/2
teaspoons garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper, if desired
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cover and cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except cilantro. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender.
  • 3 Stir in cilantro; cook 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally.
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cover and cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except cilantro. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender.
  • 3 Stir in cilantro; cook 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.