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Savory Chicken with Peppers

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 3 servings
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Fresh bell peppers cook up with economical and flavorful chicken thighs in a quick and tasty stovetop dinner for two.

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)

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

Dark beer or nonalcoholic beer can be used in this recipe.

Use boneless skinless chicken breasts in place of the thighs, if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
470mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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