Bell Pepper Smothered Chicken

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Bell Pepper Smothered Chicken
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4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 ¼ pounds)

1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon pepper

¼ teaspoon ground red pepper

1 medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced

1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced

1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

8 ounces mushrooms, sliced

1 medium onion, thinly sliced


Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat.

Place chicken breasts between two pieces of saran wrap and pound with a meat mallet or heavy sauté pan until chicken is of an even thickness.

Sprinkle both sides of chicken with oregano, salt, garlic powder, pepper and red pepper. Cook in skillet 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until juice is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.

Spray same nonstick skillet with cooking spray; cook bell peppers and onion about 5 minutes sprinkling with remaining seasoning blend if any, stirring occasionally until crisp-tender.

Place chicken on serving plates, spoon vegetables over chicken.

Makes 4 servings