When you feel the need for a hearty, meat and potatoes meal, this delicious Chipotle Stewed Chicken and Potatoes Recipe is a great choice. It’s so easy to make, yet is incredibly satisfying and doesn’t taste at all like a Weight Watchers Chicken Recipe. Each large serving size is just 7 Points, and could easily be paired with some roasted zucchini, or a light salad for a complete and very filling meal. My husband gobbled this up, which says a lot, as he is definitely a meat and potatoes kinda guy. I love that this chicken recipe can be made quickly and with basic ingredients that I almost always have on hand. So it works in a pinch when I have little time to get a healthy meal on the table for a weeknight dinner. The smoky chipotle seasoning goes very nicely with the acidic tomatoes and the chicken breasts remain juicy and tender. Truly a tasty, yet simple dish that will fill you up but still keep you on track with your Weight Watchers Points.
Chipotle Stewed Chicken and Potatoes Recipe
Summary: Hearty and delicious, it’s hard to believe that this is a healthy chicken recipe. The flavors work very well together, and the chicken breasts are moist and delicious. The perfect, quick weeknight dinner recipe.
- 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into 4 fillets
- 4 medium sized potatoes, sliced into sixths (I used Russett)
- 1 large yellow onion
- 1 28oz can diced tomatoes
- 2 cups fat free chicken broth
- 2 tbsp chipotle seasoning blend
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- Salt & pepper to taste
- Spray a large Dutch oven with nonfat cooking spray and set over medium high heat.
- Season chicken with salt and pepper and then rub chipotle seasoning all over both sides of chicken.
- Place chicken in Dutch oven and cook until each side is browned (about 3-4 minutes each side).
- Remove chicken from pan and set aside. Add in the onions and sauté until onions become tender, about 3-5 minutes.
- Add in broth and then return chicken to pan. Add in tomatoes and garlic powder.
- Let simmer until chicken is just cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
- Turn heat to low and add in potatoes. Cook on low, gently stirring occasionally, until potatoes are soft and tender, about 20-30 minutes.
Preparation time: 5 minute(s)
Cooking time: 45 minute(s)
Diet tags: Reduced fat, High protein
Number of servings (yield): 4
Culinary tradition: USA (General)
Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1 breast and about 1 cup of potatoes and sauce
Each serving = 7 Points
PER SERVING: 273 calories; 3g fat; 35g carbohydrates; 29g protein; 4g fiber