Chicken With Tomato Sauce

Recipe by ellie_
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the tomato sauce: over low heat heat oil in a saucepan and then add the onion cook, stirring for 10 minutes or until soft.
  • Add garlic and continue stirring for 30 seconds.
  • Stir in cumin and turmeric for another 30 seconds.
  • Stir in tomatoes, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  • Bring mixture to a boil; reduce to low and cook for 30 minutes or until tomatoes are soft, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in tomato paste, if desired (the tomato paste will help give the sauce the bright red color).
  • ***The sauce can be prepared one day ahead, covered and refrigerated.***.
  • With a meat pounder or rolling pin and chicken breasts between waxed paper, pound the chicken to a thickness of 1/4 inch (can be prepared 4 hours ahead, wrapped tightly and refrigerated, bringing to room temperature before continuing).
  • Preheat oven to 275-degrees F.
  • Reheat sauce over low heat and add minced cilantro, adjust seasoning if desired; cover and keep warm.
  • Heat skillet over high heat.
  • Pat chicken dry and sprinkle with salt and pepper and brush with oil.
  • Cook chicken pieces 1-2 minutes per side or until firm to touch.
  • Transfer chicken to oven-proof platter; cover and keep warm in oven while preparing remainder of chicken.
  • Divide sauce among plates and top with chicken, garnishing with cilantro if desired.
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