Ketchup Chicken

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“I always argue with my husband when he dumps ketchup on prime cuts of beef, but an article in last week's paper gave this recipe in a story about chefs using humble ingredients to make great sauces - and this one really put me in my place!! I am no longer a ketchup snob! I did use Heinz low-carb ketchup to keep this more in line with my low-carb lifestyle.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb boneless chicken thighs
  • 12 cup flour
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely sliced garlic
  • 14 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • salt and pepper


  1. Chop the chicken into small (1") chunks.
  2. Dust with flour.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp.
  4. oil in a large skillet; when very hot, add chicken chunks.
  5. You may have to do this in several batches.
  6. Sprinkle S& P on the chicken, and set it aside.
  7. After chicken is done, add remaining oil; when that is hot, add garlic and cayenne.
  8. Saute this mixture for two minutes, stirring frequently.
  9. Add the ketchup to the garlic/cayenne mixture; bring it to a boil, and simmer for about five minutes.
  10. Return chicken to the pan and mix to cover the chicken with the sauce.
  11. Serve over white rice.

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