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Monday, May 19, 2008

Garlic Chicken w/sweet roasted pepper sauce

I've been cooking up all sorts of yummy new meals, and decided I just had to take some time and actually post them!

This recipe comes from a new sort of program that Shaw's Supermarkets has going on with America's Test Kitchens - they provide the recipe cards, free - and of course, you buy the ingredients (cute how that works huh?).  In any case, that's where this recipe comes from! 

Garlic Chicken w/Sweet Roasted Pepper Sauce

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 Tbls. vegetable oil
  • 1 sm. onion, sliced thin
  • 6 garlic cloves, sliced thin
  • 1 12oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained & chopped
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1-1/2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 c. fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbls. unsalted butter

In my photo, you'll see more than 4 chicken breasts because the ones I had were really big, so I cut them in half to cut down on cooking time.

chicken_pan Pat chicken breasts dry and season with salt & pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.  Cook chicken until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side.  Transfer to plate.



onionsAdd onions to fat in the skillet and cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.  Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.  

 

in_the_pot

Add peppers, sugar, broth & browned chicken, along with any accumulated juices and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to medium and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes (make sure your chicken is 160°F please!)  

 

Transfer chicken to serving platter and tent with foil.  Return skillet to high heat and simmer until sauce is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.  Off heat, whisk in basil and butter.  Season with salt and pepper.  Pour sauce over chicken & serve.

chicken_finished

It really was as good as it looks!  It was very quick to make (their whole series is 30 minutes or less recipes) and I'll definitely make it again!

 


10 comments:

Julya Lim said...

oooh! looks delish! so do the other recipes on your site! I'm looking forward to more recipes and the stories that come along with them! :)

Our Crafts~N~Things said...

I'm always looking for new chicken recipes and this one sounds and looks delicious!

DJ'S GemStones said...

Your recipes look so delicious the corn on the cob is making my mouth water right now, I am hungry think its time to go and make dinner! I have been having too much fun surfing blogs.

Teena said...

That sounds/looks really yummy!

Happy blogoversary!

Christie Silvers said...

Wow, you have an awesome blog with yummy recipes. Happy blogoversary to you!

:-)

Dawn said...

Hey Cool! I got visitors to my blog FINALLY! LOL Thanks, everyone :)

JennDZ - The Leftover Queen said...

That sounds really yummy! Your picture is great!

Welcome to The Foodie Blogroll!

Mindy said...

Oh, I LOVE chicken recipes!! Thanks for linking to it.

jocelyn said...

My husband just made this tonight. We ate it over brown jasmine rice. Next time, we're going to skip the sugar and sub white wine for some of the chicken broth.

It's really tasty, though. :)

Anonymous said...

This was very good. I imagine the sauce would do well tossed with pasta, too. 8)