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Yellow Pepper Chipotle Chicken

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 39 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 thigh, 1 drumstick, and about 1/3 cup tomato mixture)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 chicken thighs, skinned
  • 4 chicken drumsticks, skinned
  • 1 1/4 cups yellow bell pepper, chopped (about 1 large)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green peppers and onion, un-drained
  • 2 chipotle chiles, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 229
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • protein 27.5 g
  • carbohydrate 15.4 g
  • cholesterol 103 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 800 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • calcium 49 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 5 minutes; turn and cook 3 minutes. Remove chicken; keep warm.

  2. Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic to pan; coat vegetables with cooking spray. Sauté vegetable mixture 2 minutes or until tender.

  3. Add tomatoes, chipotle chiles, and next 2 ingredients; bring to a boil. Return chicken to pan; cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 25 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

  4. Cook tomato mixture over medium-high heat 1 minute or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Remove pan from heat; stir in lime juice. Serve tomato mixture over chicken.

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