Chicken-tomato recipe and it’s surprising health benefits

This delicious recipe contains tomatoes and chicken meat. The savory taste of this recipe is a good choice to pair with plain rice or fried rice. Tomatoes are available in various kinds of recipe options. Before cooking this recipe I want to share with you some of the health benefits we can get from tomatoes and chicken meat, with the help of our health food source, they are as follows:

Health benefits of tomatoes:

  • It can help in achieving a healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes and resistance to respiratory infections.
  • Contains good amount of vitamin C which helps in wound healing and may help to slow aging.
  • It can decrease blood cholesterol levels and can help in prevention of infections.
  • Packed with antioxidants
  • Low in sodium, saturated fats and cholesterol.
  • Good source of dietary fiber, vitamins A, C and K, potassium and manganese.
  • Also contains vitamins E, B, folate, magnesium, phosphorus and Copper.

Health benefits of chicken meat:

  • Contains phosphorus together with calcium that keeps our bones healthy.
  • Little fats and lots of proteins
  • Have zinc that helps to maintain good appetite.
  • Contains trace minerals which boosts immune system.
  • Have magnesium which helps you cope with pre-menstrual stress (for ladies).
  • Lots of amino acids that helps children grow taller and stronger.
  • Contains selenium a form of mineral which cuts the risk of arthritis.
  • Rich in vitamin B6, that lowers the homocysteine that is responsible for cardiac arrest, thus reducing the risk of heart attack.
  • Contains vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) which has a calming effect on the nerves.

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects on our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kg chicken meat
  • 8 pieces tomatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1tsp seasoning mix
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Cooking oil (this recipe used canola oil)

Procedure:

  • Saute garlic and onion
  • Add the chicken meat, fry both sides until slightly browned in color, then stir.
  • Add the tomatoes, cover and cook for 25 minutes.
  • Serve with rice

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