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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with low-sodium chicken broth and soy sauce) equals 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable; also, 200 calories, 207 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 8 gm carbohydrate, 29 mg protein, 7 gm fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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