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Jimmo's Chicken & Okra


From EatingWell:  EatingWell Serves Two

Comfort food with a Southern accent, this dish was inspired by our friend, Jimmo, who ate it growing up in South Carolina. Serve over brown rice or Quick Cheese Grits.

2 servings, 1 1/2 cups each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes



  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and corn and cook, stirring often, until lightly browned and softened, about 4 minutes. Add chicken and cook, stirring often, until browned, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, paprika and cayenne and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and okra. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add pepper and salt.


Per serving : 362 Calories; 16 g Fat; 3 g Sat; 9 g Mono; 76 mg Cholesterol; 30 g Carbohydrates; 26 g Protein; 6 g Fiber; 658 mg Sodium; 540 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 3 vegetable, 3 lean meat, 1 fat