Chicken Stuffed Peppers

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Chicken Stuffed Peppers

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If you love chicken fajitas, then you need to try these Chicken Stuffed Peppers. Stuffed with your favorite fajita ingredients, these peppers are colorful and filling. They are pretty easy to make too, especially if you prepare the fajita ingredients ahead of time.

If you love chicken fajitas, then you need to try these Chicken Stuffed Peppers. Stuffed with your favorite fajita ingredients, these peppers are colorful and filling. #stuffedpeppers #chickenfajitas #recipes


Chicken Stuffed Peppers

chicken stuffed peppers

To make these chicken stuffed peppers, start by preheating the oven to 400 degrees and place halved green bell peppers in a baking dish.

halved green peppers in a baking dish
Cook your chicken breast strips in a large skillet over medium heat. Season the chicken with paprika, chili powder, cumin, salt, and lime juice.

seasoned chicken strips
When the chicken is almost cooked, add in onion strips, red bell pepper, and orange bell pepper. Saute until vegetables are cooked through.

chicken fajita

Now it is time to add rice to the pan and mix all the ingredients together.

chicken fajita with rice

Fill each green bell pepper half with chicken mixture, making sure to have a fairly equal amount of chicken and peppers in each one.

chicken stuffed peppers

Top each pepper half with shredded cheese. My kids like to remind me to add a generous helping of cheese which you can certainly do if you are a cheese lover.

chicken stuffed peppers with cheese
Place pepper halves in the oven and cook for 30 minutes. Cook longer if you want softer peppers.

cheesy chicken stuffed peppers

Aren’t these beautiful?

chicken stuffed peppers

These stuffed peppers are truly a complete meal. They include veggies, protein, carbs and dairy. All in a pretty package.

chicken stuffed peppers

These chicken fajita stuffed peppers make the perfect weeknight meal!

chicken stuffed peppers

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Chicken Stuffed Peppers

If you love chicken fajitas, then you need to try these Chicken Stuffed Peppers. Stuffed with your favorite fajita ingredients, these peppers are colorful and filling.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword stuffed peppers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 195 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 small onion sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into strips
  • 4 green bell peppers cut in half
  • 1 cup white rice cooked
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and place halved green bell peppers in a baking dish.
  2. Cook chicken in a large skillet over medium heat. Season with paprika, chili powder, cumin, salt, and lime juice.
  3. When the chicken is almost cooked, add in onion, red bell pepper, and orange bell pepper. Saute until vegetables are cooked through.
  4. Add rice to pan and stir to mix all ingredients together. Fill each green bell pepper half with chicken mixture. Top with shredded cheese.
  5. Place pepper halves in the oven and cook for 30 minutes (longer for softer peppers).
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 429mg 18%
Potassium 345mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 20.3%
Vitamin C 115.7%
Calcium 11.3%
Iron 5.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.

chicken stuffed peppers

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