Smothered Barley With Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by KCShell

This is a flavorful recipe that I found on a Weight Watchers recipe board. Will fit Flex plan or Core.

Top Review by Chef Jac-Mo

Love it! I had to add water a couple of times at the end. I used chicken breasts and fresh tomatos. Tossed in water chesnuts for crunch. It is really good and will definitely be a staple in our house for good. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Rub chicken with 1/2 of the spices, saving rest.
  3. Heat oil, cook chicken one minute on each side, or until browned.
  4. Remove chicken from pan.
  5. Re-coat skillet with cooking spray.
  6. Add onion, bell pepper and soy sauce.
  7. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until veggies are browned.
  8. Add broth, barley, tomatoes and remaining spice mixture.
  9. Add chicken.
  10. Stir gently.
  11. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat.
  12. Simmer 55 minutes or until chicken is done.

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