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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Spanish Saffron Chicken

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Category: Low Calorie, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 6 x Chicken Breast halves *
  • 1/4 ts Ground Pepper
  • Med Onion, sliced
  • Clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb Fresh Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 c Water
  • 2 ts Paprika
  • 1 ts Dry Chicken Bouillon powder
  • 1/2 ts Saffron threads (or Tumeric)
  • 1 c Frzn English Peas
  • 2 tb Sliced Ripe Olives (pitted)
  • 1/4 c Skim Milk
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 2 tb Water
  • 3 c Hot cooked long-grain Rice


* 6 (4 oz each) skinned, boned chicken breast halves Sprinkle chicken with
pepper. Place in large Dutch oven that has been coated with cooking spray.
Cook over med heat until browned.
Wipe pan drippings from Dutch oven with a paper towel. Coat Dutch oven
again with Pam; place over med-hi heat until hot. Add onion, garlic, and
mushrooms; saute until tender. Add chicken, 1 c water, and paprika,
bouillon powder, and saffron threads. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat,
and simmer 25 minutes until chicken is tender. Remove chicken and set
Add peas, olives, and skim milk to Dutch oven. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
Combine cornstarch and 2 T water; add to vegetable mixture. Bring to a
boil. Reduce heat; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat.
To serve, place rice on a serving platter. Arrange chicken over rice; top
with vegetable mixture. PER SERVING: 335 calories, 31.2 g protein, 4.4 g
40.7 mg carbohydrates, 71 g cholesterol, 3.2 mg iron, 275 mg sodium, 56
mg calcium.

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