Sundried Tomato and Bell Pepper Chicken Bites

Sundried Tomato and Bell Pepper Chicken Bites

If you are looking for a tasty, healthy and quick meal idea, well this recipe is perfect for you! This is a slightly different version of my Mediterranean chicken recipe as it integrate a few sun-dried tomatoes and it is cooked in a pressure cooker.

Pressure cookers are great kitchen tools to use if you need to dramatically reduce cooking time of your foods. I don’t use them very often but every now and then, when I am hungry and it’s getting too late, then I reach out for my Kuhn Rikon and tah dha, dinner is ready in 30 min!

Here is the recipe!

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 whole chicken breast, skin on
  • 3 bell peppers (red, yellow and green)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. capers
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumb

Wash up your vegetables and herbs

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Remove the internal seeds and white parts from the bell peppers

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and slice them into strips

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Grab the chicken breast

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and chop it up into 1 inch*1 inch cubes

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In your pressure cooker heat up oil

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add the garlic and sauté’ until it gets a light golden color

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Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper and cook on medium high until meat is browned

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Add the bell peppers, season again with salt, add 1/2 cup of water, cover with the lid and once the pressure cooker reaches the “pressured” point, cook the chicken for about 4-5 min.

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Open up the pot, add capers, sun-dried tomatoes and let the water evaporate. When the juice has almost dried up, add the breadcrumb (as much as needed). Cook for a few more minutes.

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Last add freshly chopped parsley.

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Let the chicken sit in the pot for 5-10 minutes before serving

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Serve with some steamed brown rice or quinoa if you like 🙂

Love

– LittleDani

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An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.