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Lemon Chicken and Peppers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Store-bought packages of lemon-pepper chicken breasts speed assembly of this main dish. From Evansville, Indiana, Gertrudis Miller writes, “I usually prepare this when I want a fast meal that tastes good.”
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  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) lemon-pepper marinated chicken breast fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips


  1. Sprinkle chicken with paprika and thyme. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in butter for 4-6 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear; drain and set aside. Saute peppers for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Return chicken to the pan; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 207 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 1157mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

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