Herb-Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

This robust main dish will fast become a cold weather favorite. Basil and oregano complement the mushrooms and tomatoes, while bacon and chipotle chile peppers add a nice, smoky flavor.

Serves: 4
15 mins Prep time 45 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
45 mins Cook time
  • Cook bacon in large deep skillet or 5-quart Dutch oven on medium heat 5 minutes or until lightly browned but not crisp and some fat has been rendered, turning frequently. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir about 8 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring occasionally

  • Mix basil, oregano, salt and chipotle pepper. Sprinkle evenly over chicken. Add chicken and tomatoes to skillet

  • Bring to boil, stirring to browned bits in bottom of skillet. Reduce heat to low; simmer 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, stirring occasionally and spooning sauce over chicken. Serve over cooked rice, if desired

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 315Calories: 315Cholesterol: 107mg
  • Sodium: 844mgProtein: 31g
  • Total Fat: 15gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g