Low Country Chicken Pilau

Low Country Chicken Pilau

4 boneless chicken breasts skinless grilled (seasoned with a garlic & pepper blend or garlic powder, black pepper, and salt if desired)
1 green pepper, diced
1 onion, diced
1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
1 tsp. curry powder
1 lg. can plum tomatoes|
4 ounces Canadian bacon cut in small strips (about 1/2 cup)
1 tsp. mace
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. coarse pepper
1 garlic clove, mashed
1/2 c. raisins
1 1/2 tbsp. chutney
1 tbsp. fresh tarragon or 1/2 tbsp. dried
1 teaspoon parsley, finely chopped
2 cups long-grain white rice cooked
salt and pepper to taste, optional

Saute pepper and onion in same skillet 5 to 7 minutes.
Add curry and saute 3 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer over low heat uncovered, stirring occasionally for 7 to 10 minutes.In a large bowl add chicken, veggies and toss to blend.
Serve over rice.

Tonight I’m serving with a side salad and fresh fruit compote.

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