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chicken bell peppers recipe

Asian Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Tender chunks of chicken in a mildly sweet peanut sauce topped with cashews and green onions and cilantro.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author chellie

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, finely diced
  • 2 cups water chestnuts, finely diced
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped or run through a press
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated 1 tsp ground ginger can be substituted
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 tbsp natural creamy peanut butter
  • 6 colored bell peppers, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet.

  3. Add onion and saute’ until tender, 3-5 minutes.

  4. Add chicken and cook until cooked through.
  5. Add water chestnuts, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, vinegar, honey and hoisin sauce, stir until combined, simmer for 5-10 minutes.

  6. Remove from heat and spoon chicken into pepper halves.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Garnish with green onions, cashews and cilantro.