Chicken with sugar snap peas & caramelized onion

Chicken With Sugar Snap Peas & Caramelized Onion Recipe

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Judy Wisniewski


I am trying to make healthy versions of my families favorites meal. I recently lost 25lbs eating healthy, thought I would share my recipe. Here is one of my new recipes.

Sorry I do not have a photo to post because I was being rushed the family was starving!


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  • 1
    vidalia onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 tsp
  • 6
    boneless skinless chicken breast very thin sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    emerils essence - see my recipe
  • 2 Tbsp
    chives, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    crushed garlic
  • 1 pkg
    frozen sugar snap peas defrosted
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 c
    low fat evaporated milk
  • 1 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb
    fusili pasta

How to Make Chicken with sugar snap peas & caramelized onion


  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, thinly slice the onion and add to the heated olive oil along with the sugar, heat on medium to low heat until the onions are soft and brown, stirring to make sure the onions don't burn, keep flames a little lower to make sure they don't burn. Once they are soft and brown, remove from pan and place in a a bowl cover with foil to keep warm.
  2. Sprinkle both side of the chicken breast with Emeril's Essence, place the chicken in the same pan, if you need more oil add some. Saute until brown and cooked through.
  3. make the pasta at this point
  4. Add the garlic, chives and sugar snap peas, cook for 1-2 mins.
  5. Stir in the evaporated milk, tomato paste, and chicken broth. Add the caramelized onions. Bring to a boil and simmer until the sauce is thick, if the sauce seems to thick add some of the pasta water, salt if needed.
  6. Place the Pasta on a large platter place the chicken on top and spoon over the sauce, add some freshly ground pepper

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About Chicken with sugar snap peas & caramelized onion

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy

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