Red Pepper Chicken

Red Pepper Chicken

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"Mexican style dish, flavored with lime, lemon, bell peppers, garlic, and Mexican beer. Served atop rice or your favorite pasta."
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1 h servings 505 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 505 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 15.4 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.2g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 34.1 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 317 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a saucepan, bring the water and rice to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes, until rice is tender.
  2. Heat the olive oil and 1 fluid ounce beer in a skillet over medium heat. Place the chicken in the skillet, and season with chili powder, oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix in the remaining beer, red bell pepper, chile pepper, garlic, lime, and lemon. Cook about 15 minutes, until the chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.
  3. Place the chicken and vegetables over the cooked rice, and sprinkle with Romano cheese to serve.



This recipe was great!!! It was the perfect blend of lemon, lime, and peppers with an awesome mexican kick!! My whole family enjoyed this recipe and i will be sure to ad it to my collection!

I tried this recipe last nite and it was extremely bitter. It would likely be fine with just 1-3 slices of lemon or lime.

Bitter and sour. I decreased the amount of citrus as recommended by the second reviewer, but it didn't help. Would not make again.

This is bitter. I like bitter as a flavor but this was a bit much for me. Some red pepper flakes and sour cream toned it down so then I liked it

I added more beer, butter rather than olive oil, 1 full red pepper, red pepper flakes, and more lemon but no lime, then Farmer cheese on top. Served over spanish brown rice.

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