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Southwest Chicken and Chili Stew

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 4

Jalapeño chiles, corn, peppers, cumin and cilantro lasso the great flavors of the Southwest in this chunky stew. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
2 1/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
to 2 medium jalapeño chiles, seeded, diced
2
teaspoons all-purpose flour
1
medium red bell pepper, diced (1 cup)
1
medium carrot, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
cup frozen corn
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/4
cup cold water
12
baked tortilla chips, coarsely crushed

Steps

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  • 1
    Remove fat from chicken. Cut chicken into 3/4-inch cubes. In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1/2 cup of the broth to boiling. Cook chicken in broth about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until white. Remove chicken from broth with slotted spoon.
  • 2
    Add garlic and chiles to broth in Dutch oven; cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in flour. Cook over low heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in remaining broth.
  • 3
    Stir in chicken and remaining ingredients except cornstarch, water and tortilla chips. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4
    Mix cornstarch and cold water; stir into stew. Cook, stirring frequently, until thickened and thoroughly heated. Serve sprinkled with tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

  • Corn is a good source of pantothenic acid, a B vitamin. This nutrient helps release energy from carbohydrates we eat.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Potassium
440mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
4g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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