Tara’s Chicken

Dish Description
Chicken breasts with a quick and great sauce over rice.
  • 1 (14 ounce) jar chunky pasta sauce
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar mild picante sauce
  • 1 (10 ounce) can whole tomatoes
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 3 cups water

  • In a large pot over medium-low heat, mix the pasta sauce, picante sauce, tomatoes, tomato paste, and Parmesan cheese. Season with oregano, thyme, parsley, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  • Place the chicken in a separate pot with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 minutes, until chicken juices run clear.
  • Transfer chicken to the pot with the sauce mixture. Cover, and cook on low 1 hour.
  • In a separate pot, bring the rice and water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve the chicken and sauce over the cooked rice.