A Sunrise Recipe: Braised Chicken & Kale

Sunrise Senior Living  |  February 16, 2017

This delectable one pot meal from our Sunrise of West Hills, CA, community merges hearty vegetables and lean protein into a meal perfect for a cool winter evening.

Nutrition Fact: Kale contains antioxidants that help support cardiovascular health, reduce inflammation in the body, and may also protect against certain cancers.

Braised Chicken & Kale
Serves: 6-8


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup corn
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup red onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 4 boneless/skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 4 cups kale, chopped
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste Freshly grated Parmesan


  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add corn, tomatoes, onion, and garlic. Sauté until soft.
  2. Add stock, chicken and kale. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer. Cover and braise for 20 minutes, until kale is wilted and internal temperature of chicken reaches 165º F
  3. Season to taste. Serve immediately topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.