Foodie Friday: Pepper Chicken Piccata

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and diced
  • 2 large sweet onions, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil. Saute red bell peppers and onions until they begin to soften. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add cubed chicken to skillet and brown lightly. Add garlic and ground red pepper. Reduce heat slightly and saute, covered, for 1 to 2 minutes, until garlic is golden brown.
  2. Using a wooden spoon, add lemon juice, stirring to break up particles on bottom of skillet (deglazing). Add butter/margarine, stirring and blending well into the sauce. Return bell pepper and onion to skillet, stir all together and add parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 420 | Total Fat: 18.6g | Cholesterol: 114mg

What to Drink?

Wine Pinot Grigio
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About anisesmith

I have a Masters Degree in Internet Marketing from Full Sail University. I am a Marketing & Social Media College Instructor, Course Developer, Digital Webinar Developer and Social Media Strategist. My Marketing experience consists of, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Content, Direct Response, Mobile, Email and Digital. I am also proficient with Augmented Reality,Web Analytics, Print and Promotional Products. I have a special interest in NFC (Near Field Communications), Virtual Worlds and the Semantic Web because I believe these technologies are the wave of the future. Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite, Basecamp, Moodle [LMS], Constant Contact, WordPress, basic HTML, iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Key Note, ScreenFlow and Google Analytics. Demonstrated knowledge in: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Flickr, Instagram, Buffer, Triberr, Pheed, Tumblr, Vine, FourSquare, Slideshare, Layar, Tailwind, Houzz, Second Life and other related platforms. When I am not online I am a rabid Philadelphia EAGLES Fan, closet Foodie and mom to a miniature male version of myself.

Posted on October 21, 2011, in Chicken, Italian. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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