Slimming World's diet cola chicken recipe

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Slimming World's diet cola chicken is a fabulous treat to have for supper - sticky, sweet and savoury - and it's low calorie too.

Slimming World's diet cola chicken
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  • Slimming World
  • healthy
Serves4
SkillEasy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Five A DayOne
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories458 Kcal23%
Sugar15.9 g18%
Fat2.7 g4%
Saturated Fat0.7 g4%
Salt1.55 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein50.5 g101%
Carbohydrates60.2 g23%
Salt1.55 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Slimming World's diet cola chicken recipe is one of our favourite supper options, perfect for nights when you need something to really cheer yourself up.

If you're not familiar with the trend for cooking chicken in cola, you might think this sounds a little crazy. But if you are, you'll know it's a great way to add a sweet and sticky flavour to a chicken dish. The results are so flavoursome and delicious, you'd think it was a packed with calories, but it's not - it's one of our top Slimming World recipes. Packed with a rainbow of colourful peppers, it's healthy and filling. Plus it's easy to make and ready in less than an hour - we've included a video to show you just how easy it is.

Ingredients

  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 4 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 1 red pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 330ml can of diet cola
  • 200ml boiling chicken stock
  • 120g passata with onions and garlic
  • 4 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 200g sugar snap peas
  • 1kg floury potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 2-3 tbsp fat-free natural fromage frais

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Method

  1. Spray a wide non-stick frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Add the chicken, peppers and onion and stir-fry for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Add the diet cola, stock, passata, tomato purée, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and dried mixed herbs and stir well. Bring to the boil, cover, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  3. Stir in the sugar snap peas and turn the heat to medium-high. Cook for another 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the veg is tender.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the potatoes in a saucepan of boiling water over a high heat for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain the potatoes well, return them to the pan with the fromage frais, season well and mash until smooth and serve hot.   

Watch how to make Slimming World diet cola chicken

Top tips for making Slimming World’s diet cola chicken

If you're a vegetarian swap the chicken for Quorn or tofu pieces instead - just cook for less time according to packet instructions.

This is a really versatile dish. We love it with a dollop of creamy mashed potato but it's also great for a takeaway vibe with rice or couscous. Or you can serve it with Slimming World chips for a homely weekday dinner. Alternatively, keep it light and lovely with a frizzy green salad. 

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat thoroughly before serving again and make sure the chicken is piping hot.

For more information on the Slimming World plan, visit slimmingworld.co.uk

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