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Mexican Chicken With Tomato Raisin Sauce

  Italian sausage 1⁄3 Pound, coarsely chopped (Hot Or Sweet)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cayenne pepper/Chili powder 1 Dash
  Tomato 1 Medium, coarsely chopped
  Canned crushed tomatoes in puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry red wine 1 Tablespoon
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole chicken breasts 2 , rinsed, skinned, boned, and cut in half
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 1⁄4 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste

In one saute pan, cook sausage until it's cooked through but not brown or crispy, then drain on paper towels.
In the other saute pan, over medium heat, add oil and cook onion, raisins, and pepper 5 minutes.
Add fresh and canned tomato, wine, and sausage.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 50 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400°.
Spread almonds on a cookie sheet and toast them in oven for 1 minute.
(Watch them carefully so that they don't brown too much.) Remove from oven and set aside.
Five minutes before the sauce is finished simmering, add toasted almonds and mix well.
Flatten chicken breasts slightly with a meat pounder.
Heat oil in saute pan over medium heat.
Add garlic and saute 1 minute.
Add chicken breasts and cook through, turning them frequently so that they don't stick—about 8 to 10 minutes total.
Transfer chicken to a serving platter and top each breast generously with Tomato-Raisin Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1768 Calories from Fat 952

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164.8%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g122.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 318.9 mg106.3%

Sodium 1667 mg69.5%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.2 g52.8%

Sugars 46.4 g

Protein 118 g236.3%

Vitamin A 60.2% Vitamin C 99.6%

Calcium 29.1% Iron 43.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexican Chicken With Tomato Raisin Sauce Recipe