Chicken Brunswick Stew (6.5 points)

Yields: 9 Servings (size: 1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients

5 cups Onion chopped
6 each boneless chicken breast halves skinless
2 can (12 oz) Creamed corn
1 can (12 oz) Chicken broth fat free
1 bottle Chili sauce
1/4 cup Butter cut into small pieces
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons Cider Vinegar
2 teaspoon Black pepper ground
1/2 teaspoon Hot pepper sauce


Instructions
Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker and stir well. Cook on high for one hour. Reduce heat to low and cook for 6 hours. Remove the chicken, shred with 2 forks, and return it to the stew. Serve and enjoy!


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Chicken Potpies (7.5 Points)

3 servings (serving size: 1 pie)

Ingredients

1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury)
Cooking spray
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounces chicken breast tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 1/4 cups water
1 1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup mushrooms, quartered
1 (10 1/2-ounce) can condensed reduced-fat, reduced-sodium cream of chicken soup

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°.

Cut 3 (4-inch) circles out of dough; discard remaining dough. Place dough circles on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Lightly coat dough with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Pierce top of dough with a fork. Bake dough at 425° for 8 minutes or until golden.

Combine flour, sage, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag, and toss to coat. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chicken mixture; cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Stir in water, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in vegetables, mushrooms, and soup; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and cook 10 minutes. Spoon 1 cup chicken mixture into each of 3 (1-cup) ramekins or bowls; top each serving with 1 piecrust.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu (5 Points)

4 Servings

Ingredients
4 boneless chicken breast halves
12 slices Deli Select Thin Sliced Ham
4 slices Mozzarella
1/4 cup Bread crumbs
Cooking spray

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with non stick cooking spray. Place each chicken breast between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and pound out until thin. Place 3 slices of ham and 1 slice of cheese at the top of each breast, and roll starting with the end that has the cheese and ham, bringing the sides in as you roll. Spray each breast with cooking spray, then dip into bread crumbs. Place on baking sheet. Bake for approx. 30-40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.

Oriental Chicken Ginger (4.5 Points)

Ingredients

6 Chicken breast halves uncooked, cut up
1 cup Carrot diced
1/2 cup Onion minced
1/2 cup Low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup Rice vinegar
1/4 cup Sesame seeds
1 tablespoon Ginger
3/4 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
2 cups Broccoli Florets
1 cup Cauliflower
Instructions

Combine all ingredients except broccoli and cauliflower in slow cooker.
Cover. Cook on low 3-5 hours. Stir in broccoli and cauliflower and cook an additional hour.
Serve over rice.

Fix It and Forget It Lightly

Chicken Cacciatore (4 Points)

10 Servings

Ingredients

2 lbs uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 chopped bell pepper (I used Kroger’s Recipe Beginnings Triple Pepper Blend)
1 chopped onion
12 oz. can chopped tomatoes
6 oz. can tomato paste
12 oz. can tomato sauce
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. dried basil (I used Trader Joe’s frozen basil cubes)
1/2 tsp. garlic powder (I used Trader Joe’s frozen garlic cubes)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper

Instructions
1. Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker.
2. Cover. Cook on low 8 hours.
3. Serve over rice or pasta.

(Please note that this is only four points without the rice or pasta. It can also be gluten free if served over rice.)

adapted from Fix It and Forget It Lightly

Chicken ‘n’ Cheese Casserole (6 Points)


Yields: 8 Servings

Ingredients

2 cups Macaroni cooked
2 cups boneless chicken breast halves chopped
2 cups Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
2 cups Fat Free Milk
8 ounces Reduced Fat Cheddar cheese cubed


Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In large casserole, combine all ingredients, mixing well.

3. Bake, covered 35 – 45 minutes. Remove cover; bake 10 – 15 minutes longer, serve immediately.

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Pan-Seared Chicken with Artichokes and Pasta (9.5 Points)

Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

1 (6-ounce) jar marinated artichoke heart quarters undrained
8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1 garlic clove minced
1/2 cup dry white wine
4 cups hot cooked cavatappi (about 2 1/2 cups uncooked spiral tube-shaped pasta) or fusilli
1 tablespoon chopped pitted kalamata olives
1 (14.5-ounce) canned diced tomatoes drained
2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Instructions
Drain artichokes in a colander over a bowl, reserving marinade.

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; coat with cooking spray. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sauté 3 minutes on each side. Add onions and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in reserved artichoke marinade and wine, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and stir in artichokes, pasta, olives, and tomatoes. Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese.

from Cooking Light Magazine