Savory Chicken with Peppers

Fresh bell peppers cook up with economical and flavorful chicken thighs in a quick and tasty stovetop dinner for two.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 3

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
6
boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
medium onion, thinly sliced
1/2
cup beer or water
2
medium bell peppers (any color), cut into thin bite-size strips (2 cups)
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add onion slices; cook 4 to 5 minutes, turning chicken once, until chicken is brown on all sides.
  • 2 Add beer; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • 3 Stir in bell peppers. Increase heat to medium; cook uncovered 5 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until peppers are crisp-tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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