If you’re like us (and chances are you are since chicken is the most popular food in the country!), you’re always looking for new & healthy ways to prepare chicken. Skinless chicken breasts pack in a whopping 67% of the daily value of protein in just 4 ounces! Studies have also shown that the amazing chicken is beneficial when protecting against cancer, cognitive decline, and heart disease. The B-vitamins found in chicken help the body turn protein, fat, and carbohydrates into energy and keep your metabolism boosted!!
- 4 boneless chicken breast halves (6 oz each)
- ¼ tsp cracked black pepper
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 each: medium green, red, and yellow bell pepper, julienned
- 2 garlic cloves
- ¾ cup diced tomatoes (or 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained)
- ¼ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 2 Tbsp fresh basil, minced (or 2 tsp dried)
- 1 tsp fresh oregano, minced (or ¼ tsp dried)
1. Sprinkle chicken with pepper.
2. In a large non-stick skillet, brown chicken in oil. Remove and keep warm.
3. In the same skillet, sauté peppers until tender. Add garlic & cook 1 minute longer.
4. Add tomatoes, broth, basil, oregano, & chicken. Bring to a boil.
5. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until meat thermometer reaches 170º