[Copied this too from "The Cardiologist's Wife's Chocolate too Diet," on Amazon.com. Check out the book's page for amazing photos & health info]
CHICKEN STROGANOFF (healthy variation on beef stronganoff made with fat free sour cream)
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
ground pepper to taste
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
3/4 cup chicken broth
2 tbsp garlic, dried
2 tbsp tarragon, dried
1/2 container Fat Free Sour Cream (8 oz)
Spray skillet with cooking spray. Rinse chicken breasts, trim fat, cut into smaller pieces, & sprinkle with pepper.
Over medium-high heat, cook chicken until golden on one side. Turn, sautee other side. Push pieces to far side of skillet & pour off any drippings.
Add onion ; cook until softened. Add garlic, tarragon, & mushrooms; cook for 2 more minutes.
Stir in chicken broth, stir, & lower heat.
Add sour cream, & stir chicken into rest of mixture. Cover chicken with sauce & simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Makes 4 servings, 235 calories each
Serve over cooked noodles, if desired. (Dreamfield’s or Shirataki)
Dreamfield’s, 1/8th the carbs of regular pasta. Serving size: 2 oz (they swell), 190 calories, Total Fat 1 g, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g sugar, total carbs 42 g (dietary carbs, 5 g)
Tofu Shirataki Noodles: 1/30th the carbs of regular pasta. Serving size 2 oz, 20 calories. Each liquid-filled, chilled, package contains 2 servings.
Total fat 0.5 g, saturated fat 0 g, cholesterol 0 mg, Sugar 0 g, Total carbs 3 g
Did I mention this diet is low carb AND low fat? The Cardiologist who wrote it is with the Dept of Health, & his co-author wife is a Heart Smart Chef.
The longest journey begins with a single step. And then a thousand others, and then a thousand others. Deal with it. :)
| current weight: 118.0