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Nonstick cooking spray, as needed
4 medium chicken breast halves, skinned, boned and cut into 1-inch strips
1 can (14 ounces) low-sodium tomatoes, cut up
1 cup low-sodium or sodium-free chili sauce
1 1/2 cups chopped green peppers
1 1/2 cups chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cloves minced garlic
1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil (You can also use 1 teaspoon dried basil.)
1 tablespoon fresh parsley (You can also use 1 teaspoon dried parsley.)
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (If you like spicy foods, you can use more.)
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups cooked brown rice or whole grain pasta*
Spray a deep skillet with nonstick spray coating. Preheat pan over high heat.
Cook chicken in hot skillet for 3 to 5 minutes, until no longer pink
Add remaining ingredients.
Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
Serve over hot cooked brown rice or whole grain pasta.*