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Chicken Niçoise

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Viva la France! Black olives, garlic, onions and white wine flavor this quick and easy take on classic niçoise style.

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs (about 1 1/4 lb)
1 1/4
cups dry white wine or Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
medium red bell peppers, sliced
6
Kalamata olives (2 oz), pitted, chopped
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup frozen small whole onions
1
tablespoon Italian seasoning
2
cups hot cooked rice

Steps

  • 1 Remove any visible fat from chicken. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the wine to boiling. Add chicken; cook, turning once, until brown. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat bell peppers, olives, garlic, onions, Italian seasoning, and remaining 1 cup wine to boiling. Boil 5 minutes.
  • 3 Add chicken; reduce heat to medium. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when center of thickest piece is cut (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs). Serve over rice.
  • 1 Remove any visible fat from chicken. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the wine to boiling. Add chicken; cook, turning once, until brown. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat bell peppers, olives, garlic, onions, Italian seasoning, and remaining 1 cup wine to boiling. Boil 5 minutes.
  • 3 Add chicken; reduce heat to medium. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when center of thickest piece is cut (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs). Serve over rice.

Expert Tips

Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats from olives may help lower blood cholesterol. But fats are high in calories so keep portions small.

Have black olives on hand? You can use them in place of the Kalamata olives.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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