Healthy Recipe: Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Ok! I’ve been playing around in my kitchen, and I now have three delicious new recipes to share with you.  Here’s the first – a quick, tasty, perfect weeknight dinner. Enjoy!

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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia E. DeGaris

CHICKEN WITH ROASTED RED PEPPER SAUCE
(from Cooking Light)

Ingredients

2 bacon slices
4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 drained canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, diced
1 cup salsa
1 (7-ounce) bottle roasted red bell peppers, drained and sliced
Chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; crumble and set aside. Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. Add chicken to bacon drippings in pan; sauté 2 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from pan. Add onion, coriander, garlic, and chile to pan; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in salsa and bell peppers. Return chicken to pan. Cover and cook over medium heat 12 minutes or until chicken is done. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon; garnish with cilantro

Nutritional Information (entire recipe is 4 servings; each serving is one chicken breast half and 1/2 cup sauce): 189 Calories, 3.7 grams Fat, 8.9 grams Carbohydrates, 28.8 grams Protein

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