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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*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 429mg19%
Potassium 345mg10%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1015IU20%
Vitamin C 95.5mg116%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.