Hummus Chicken Recipe -
Hummus Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Hummus Chicken

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"This is a fast, delicious weeknight dinner. Use any flavor of hummus that you prefer, but spicy works well for me. Serve with a side of rice."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    45 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Stir green bell pepper and onion together in the bottom of a 9-inch casserole dish. Drizzle olive oil over the vegetables; stir to coat.
  3. Coat chicken breasts completely with a thin layer of hummus and place atop the vegetables. Drizzle lemon juice over the chicken and dust with paprika.
  4. Cook chicken breasts in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 35 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 09, 2013

I cooked it on the stovetop and added green olives. I used 20 oz chicken breast tenderloins and an entire container of hummus. It was very good, but I think 1/2 cup of hummus isn't enough.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 11, 2014

It was quick and easy, but kind of bland.

Oct 28, 2013

I made this with one red and one yellow pepper in place of the green pepper and onion because that is what we prefer. I used Mediterranean Herb hummus which worked well for us. A side of rice paired nicely. After tasting the finished product, we felt that the chicken would be better with salt and pepper sprinkled on it before coating with the hummus, and that the paprika was overpowering the hummus a bit. Next time I would decrease the paprika by half. Overall, I thought this recipe was easy and tasty and used things I normally have in my house. I really like using hummus in a main dish.

Oct 23, 2013

Just got this in an email today from All Recipes. Loved it! I used orange and yellow peppers in place of green. I also used red roasted pepper hummus. Served with organic long grain rice - delish! Would definitely make again - great for a quick dinner on a weeknight!

Sep 12, 2014

Made this for the family and everyone LOVED it! The chicken was so tender and juicy and the flavor from the hummus was amazing.

Sep 05, 2014

It was ok, kinda bland.

Aug 17, 2014

This was such a delicious and easy way to cook up some chicken. I used a homemade recipe for the hummus so that it was extra flavorful. Also, before putting the chicken over the vegetables, I sautéed the peppers and onion with pesto and garlic. I think this may have been the most delicious dish I have ever made. Try it out! And remember to always keep it irie :)

Jul 08, 2014



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  • Calories
  • 404 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 8 g
  • 32%
  • Protein
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Sodium
  • 276 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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