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Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce Recipe
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Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce Recipe

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"I learned to prepare this dish from a local chef before I was married, but I've varied it slightly," Jennifer Class of Kirkland, Washington shares. "Served with a green salad and rice or potatoes, it makes a simple but elegant meal for two."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 317 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 632 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable 2 fat.


  1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper; add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, brown chicken in butter on both sides until no longer pink. Stir in the broth, wine or additional broth and yellow pepper. Bring to a boil; cook for 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in the tomato and cilantro. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce in Cooking for 2 Summer 2005, p 45

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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