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Hot & Spicy Chicken Bites

 Hot & Spicy Chicken Bites
—Taste of Home Cooking School
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Shredded lettuce


  • Combine chicken, red pepper, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and
  • hot pepper sauce in a medium or large ZIPLOC Brand Zip 'n Steam Bag.
  • Seal bag and shake to mix ingredients. Place ingredients into an
  • even, single layer. Place bag in a microwave.
  • Cook on high for 4 minutes (Medium bag) or 3-1/2 minutes (Large bag)
  • or until chicken juices run clear. If needed, continue microwaving
  • for 30-second intervals until chicken is done.
  • Let stand 1 minute before handling. Gently squeeze bag to distribute
  • seasonings. Carefully open bag. Spoon 1 tablespoon lime juice over
  • chicken. Season with additional salt and hot pepper sauce if
  • desired. Serve over a bed of lettuce. Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.