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Spicy Chicken and Peppers Recipe

Spicy Chicken and Peppers Recipe

My husband didn't think he could eat chicken prepared any way but fried—until he was coaxed into trying this colorful combination. Chili powder gives this skillet dish a little kick. —Ruth Ann Toppins of Huntington, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned green peppers
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups cooked yolk-free noodles
  • Fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook the chicken, green peppers, onion and garlic in oil until chicken juices run clear. Stir in the tomato sauce, tomatoes and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve over noodles. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 548 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 1069mg sodium, 85g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 9g fiber), 42g protein.

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a_otto User ID: 6219733 84526
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013

"Made it without the green pepper only because I didnt have any. My husband and I loved it! Can't wait to make it again with green pepper."

voisincook User ID: 3674287 76094
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2011

"My family really enjoys this! I've made it several times."

gloriawalt User ID: 3203447 70976
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2011

"This has become a favorite at our house. You can add all the peppers you want without adding to the fat content and we love the peppers. I often use multicolored peppers and servre if over rice."

patricia diane User ID: 3271139 44994
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2008

"Try this over rice or a pasta. Sugar really isn't always necessary"

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