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"evil" chicken & broccoli skillet

★★★★☆ 13
a recipe by
Lauren Conforti

Did the name get your attention? Ha! My daughter Taylor gave it this name because she doesn't like mushrooms. She calls them "evil things". LOL! It's HFCS-Free. Also, the cheddar sauce is optional - Leave it out to keep the recipe a healthy one.

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This is sure-fire mealtime winner! We prepared the recipe without the optional cheddar sauce and simply fell in love. You just can't beat an easy dish that's jam-packed with flavor! Check out more of our delicious chicken recipes!

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★★★★☆ 13
serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For "evil" chicken & broccoli skillet

  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 c
    broccoli florets
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green pepper
  • 1 can
    stewed tomatoes, Italian-style, sliced
  • 1 can
    mushrooms, sliced (4 oz small can)
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • Italian seasonings, to taste
  • parsley flakes
  • 1 can
    cheddar cheese soup, undiluted, 10.75 oz (optional)

How To Make "evil" chicken & broccoli skillet

  • 1
    Melt 1 1/2 tbsp butter in a large skillet. Add broccoli, onion, pepper, oregano, garlic and Italian seasonings to skillet. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2
    Add tomatoes, mushrooms & soup (if using soup - it's just as delicious with or without it). Cover and cook 1 to 2 minute or until heated through. Set aside vegetable mixture; keep warm.
  • 3
    Add remaining butter to another skillet. Rinse boneless chicken pieces; pat dry. Add to skillet. Sprinkle with parsley. Cook chicken over medium heat about 10 minutes or until chicken is tender, no longer pink inside & golden brown, turning twice.
  • 4
    Serve chicken pieces with vegetable mixture spooned over top. Per serving: Calories 377; Total Fat 16.5g; Cholesterol 109.2mg; Sodium 992.8mg; Carbs 23.3g; Protein 36.5g