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Chicken and Potato Fricassee

4 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Chicken cubes, sautéed then stewed with potatoes and peas in a broth.

A «fricassee» [pr. FRIHK-uh-see] is a dish of meat that has been sautéed in butter before being stewed with vegetables.

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 40 min
360 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

1 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut into 1 cm cubes 300 g
1/2 onions, finely chopped 100 g
1/2 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes 200 g
1 stalk celery, cut into 1 cm cubes 70 g
1 tbsp butter, unsalted 14 g
1 tbsp canola oil 15 mL
2/3 cup chicken broth, low-sodium 170 mL
3 1/2 tbsp frozen peas 26 g
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1 tbsp Italian parsley, fresh [optional] 5 g

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Method

  1. Cut the meat into small 1 cm cubes. Prepare the vegetables : Finely chop the onion and garlic; cut the potatoes and celery into 1 cm thick pieces.
  2. Heat half of the butter and oil in a thick-bottom frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, sauté 3-4 min until translucent, then remove them and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add the cubes of chicken and sear them over high heat 4-5 min until golden-brown.
  4. Add the remaining butter and oil to the pan. Stir in the potatoes and celery, then sauté a few minutes. Pour in the broth, then deglaze. Put the onion and garlic back into the pan. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook, covered, over low heat 20-25 min, until the potatoes are soft.
  5. Add the peas and cook an additional 3 min. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley (optional) and serve in the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (360g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

360

Fat

12 g

18 %

Saturated 3.7 g
+ Trans 0.3 g

20 %

Cholesterol

100 mg

Sodium

130 mg

5 %

Carbohydrate

25 g

8 %

Fibre

3 g

11 %

Sugars

4 g

Protein

38 g

Vitamin A

14 %

Vitamin C

24 %

Calcium

5 %

Iron

15 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 ½ servings

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Calories, Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Folacin, Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Zinc
Excellent source of  :
Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Vegetables 1
Meat and Alternatives 4
Fats 2

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Members' Reviews

4 Reviews (3 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
FLYjojo
may 02, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

After reading the reviews for the standard recipe, we made a few adjustments. Added a carrot, as well as dried herbs (tarragon, thyme, and another one). Also added white wine to the broth. Was delicious! Served with a salad and a whole wheat bun.

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This recipe is in the following categories

Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Low Saturated Fat | Halal | Low Sodium | Low Calorie | Diabetes-friendly | Canadian

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FLYjojo
may 02, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

After reading the reviews for the standard recipe, we made a few adjustments. Added a carrot, as well as dried herbs (tarragon, thyme, and another one). Also added white wine to the broth. Was delicious! Served with a salad and a whole wheat bun.

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