Chicken Pepper Skillet

By ADW|2017-01-06T13:43:21-05:00Updated: January 13th, 2010|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry|0 Comments


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 3 bell peppers – red green and yellow, cut into rings
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 2 teaspoons fresh Jalapeño peppers, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Cut chicken breasts into 1″ strips.
  2. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add chicken and stir fry until lightly browned – about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and cook for a few seconds, stirring consistently. Add bell peppers, onion, cumin, oregano and jalapeño peppers for 2-3 minutes or until crisp and tender.
  5. Add lemon juice, parsley, and salt and pepper. Combine well and serve immediately

Food Exchanges: 3 Low-Fat Meat, 1 Vegetable

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories:    174
Fat:    6g
Cholesterol:    60mg
Carbohydrate:    6g
Sodium:    168mg

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