Savory Chicken with Peppers

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

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  • 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)

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  • 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

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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.

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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.