Recipe by WendyMaq
From "The South Beach Diet Cook Book" c. 2004 Probably one of the best-known ways to prepare chicken, this phase 2 dish is deeply rooted in Eastern European tradition.
- 8 ounces whole wheat linguine
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite sized pieces
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 3⁄4 cup chicken broth
- 2 teaspoons ground paprika
- 1 1⁄2 cups broccoli florets
- 1 cup nonfat sour cream
Directions See How It's Made
- Prepare linguine as directed. Drain and cover to keep warm.
- Meanwhile, sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.
- Heat a large, non-stick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat.
- Add the chicken and cook, stirring, for 7-8 minutes or until the pieces begin to brown.
- Remove to a plate and set aside.
- Add onion, garlic, and 3 tablespoons of the broth to the skillet.
- Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion is tender. (Add more broth if necessary to prevent sticking.).
- Stir in paprika and cook for 1 minute.
- Stir in remaining broth. Then add chicken and broccoli. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
- Stir in the sour cream.
- Cook, stirring, over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. (Do not boil.).
- Serve over Linguine.