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Recipe Summary

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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This recipe is...

  • low in fat
  • rich in veggies
  • rich in protein
  • lower in sodium
  • lower in carbs
 
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Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Three Bell Peppers

This recipe serves:  4
Ingredients
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and sliced into thin strips
1 small green bell pepper, seeded and sliced into thin strips
1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and sliced into thin strips
1 shallot, diced
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 4 to 6 ounces each
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
3/4 cup chicken stock
Cooking Instructions
1. In a small bowl, mix the bell pepper strips and diced shallot together.

2. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a skillet over a medium-high heat. Cook the bell pepper mixture until tender, about 4 to 5 minutes.

3. Cut a deep horizontal pocket in the side of each chicken breast. Make the pocket as large as you can without piercing the top or bottom of the breast. Place 1/4 cup of the pepper mixture in the pocket of each chicken breast. Secure the pocket with toothpicks threading along the side to close.

4. Heat the remaing 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in a heavy oven-proof skillet until it begins to smoke. Cook each side of the chicken until golden brown.

5. Add the vinegar and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and gently simmer the chicken for 2 or 3 minutes per side until cooked through.

6. Remove the chicken breasts from the skillet and keep warm. Continue to cook the sauce until it is reduced to a thick syrup.

7. Taste the sauce and season with salt and pepper. Spoon the sauce over each chicken breast to serve.

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 265
  • Carbohydrate
  • 9 g
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • Protein
  • 24 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 119 mg
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