Spanish-Style Chicken Peperonata

A bed of rice serves as the foundation for a mixture of Grilled & Ready® chicken and a blend of peppers, onions, apricots, capers and spices. Finalist in the 2014 Grilled & Ready® chicken Just Add This recipe contest.
  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 15 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Calories 510
  • Calories 510
  • Total Fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 70 mg
  • Sodium 720 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 63 g
  • Protein 28 g
  • Information for this recipe is approximate and derived by calculations based upon supplier information and available reference data. These values may change based on your final product, substitution and or addition of ingredients, or use of a particular cooking technique.
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  • 4 Grilled Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, sliced into 1/4" slices
  • 1 medium orange pepper, sliced into 1/4" slices
  • 1/3 cup sweet onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup dried apricot, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons capers, small size
  • 1/4 cup almonds, slivered
  • 4 cups yellow rice , cooked
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Parmesan cheese, shavings

Cooking Instructions

  1. Make peperonate sauce by warming olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat saute´peppers until softened, about 3-5 minutes.  Add onions, apricots, paprika, oregano, salt and red pepper flakes and cook for additional 3-4 minutes.  Stir in vinegar, capers and slivered almonds and cook for an additional minute.  Cover to keep warm.
  2. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  3. Prepare chicken according to package directions.
  4. Divide rice among 4 plates.  Slice Grilled & Ready chicken fillets into strips and layer on top of rice.  Add peperonate sauce and sprinkle with parsley and parmesan cheese shavings.
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