Spicy Chicken over Rice

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 3 cups snow peas
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1/2 – inch strips
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 2-2/3 cups cooked brown rice

Instructions

Combine barbeque sauce, applesauce, curry powder, salt, black pepper, thyme and raisins in a bowl and set aside. In a large non stick skillet, sauté snow peas, red pepper, onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon oil. Remove vegetables from skillet and set aside. Sauté chicken in remaining tablespoon of oil until just cooked (about 2 to 3 minutes per side). Stir barbeque sauce mixture in with cooked chicken and heat until bubbly. Add sautéed vegetables and stir until they are coated with sauce. Garnish with peanuts.


Yield: 6 servings (1 cup chicken over 2/3 cup brown rice)

Nutritional Info

  • Calories = 382
  • Fat = 11 gm
  • Saturated fat = 2 gm
  • Cholesterol = 48 mg
  • Protein = 24 gm
  • Sodium = 566 mg
  • Carbohydrate = 48 gm
  • Fiber = 6 gm
  • Calcium = 74 mg
  • % Calories from fat = 26%

Food exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 3 lean meat