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Tender-Crisp Spring Braise

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 50 mins
Tender-Crisp Spring Braise
Ingredients
  • 3  tablespoons  olive oil
  • 8  ounces  new potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 4  small carrots with tops, trimmed and diagonally cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4  cups  mushrooms, halved (12 oz.)
  • 1  large onion, cut in thin wedges
  • 3  cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 1  pound  asparagus, trimmed and cut in 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2  skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into strips
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  pepper
  • 3/4  cup  reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh tarragon
Directions

1. In extra-large nonstick skillet heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat Evenly layer potatoes and carrots in skillet. Cook, uncovered, 5 minutes, until potatoes are golden, turning once. Add mushrooms and onions. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring often. Add garlic and asparagus; cook 3 minutes. Transfer vegetables to bowl; set aside.

2. In same skillet heat remaining oil. Sprinkle chicken with half the salt and pepper. Cook chicken in hot oil about 3 minutes, until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add broth; bring to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 3 minute or until no pink remains. Increase heat to medium-high. Stir in cooked vegetables; heat through. Stir in snipped tarragon and remaining salt and pepper. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Tender-Crisp Spring Braise)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 266,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 29,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 28,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 8,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 7,
  • sugar (g) 9,
  • pro. (g) 15,
  • vit. A (IU) 10836,
  • vit. C (mg) 28,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 1,
  • Niacin (mg) 8,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 109,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 483,
  • Potassium (mg) 1122,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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