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Chicken 'n' Peppers Recipe

Chicken 'n' Peppers Recipe

With garden-fresh peppers and tender chicken, this dish is perfect when your family is craving a lighter dinner. Serve it with rice and green salad
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 each medium green, yellow and sweet red peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup water


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the broth, soy sauce, garlic, cornstarch, ginger and cayenne pepper. Add chicken; stir to coat. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to medium. Add peppers and water; cook and stir for 5-8 minutes or until peppers are tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 200 calories, 7g fat (0g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 207mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 29g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Chicken 'n' Peppers

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Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"it was good, not out standing."

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2010

"Thid is absolutely delicious"

Reviewed May. 17, 2009

"I did not have cayenne pepper in my spice cupboard so I omitted it, and made it a little more kid friendly. I loved the flavor and consistency of the sauce: not too thin and not too thick"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.