This a quick and easy recipe for black pepper chicken with crispy vegetables and a rich pepper sauce. Gluten-Free Adaptable
With the perfect balance of savory, spicy, and slightly sweet flavors, this black pepper chicken recipe is a staple in our house. Our favorite part about it? It’s so easy and quick to make!
There are many different ways to make a delicious black pepper chicken recipe. One way is to marinate the chicken in a mixture of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and black pepper. Another way is to use a dry rub of black pepper, salt, and garlic powder.
If you are looking for a quick and easy way to make a delicious black pepper chicken recipe, then look no further than this marinade method. Simply combine all of the ingredients in a ziplock bag or container, add the chicken, and let it sit for at least 30 minutes (but up to 24 hours if you have the time). When you’re ready to cook, simply remove the chicken from the marinade and cook as desired.
This dry rub method is perfect if you want to really infuse the chicken with flavor. Simply combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix together well. Rub the mixture all over the chicken, making sure to get into all of the nooks and crannies. Let it sit for at least 30 minutes before cooking. This gives the spices time to really penetrate into the meat for maximum flavor.
How To Make The Recipe
1-½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in cubes
1 red bell pepper, seeds and cut into strips
1 ½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1-inch fresh ginger root, peeled. Finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled. Finely minced
3 tablespoons light soy sauce, divided (optional: coconut aminos, Tamari, Bragg Liquid Amberinos, or Tamari)
3 tablespoons of white vinegar, divided
1 tablespoon honey or coconut palm sugar
2 tablespoons olive oils
In a medium bowl, combine half the soy sauce, half the vinegar, and the sweetener. Toss the chicken in the bowl. Put the chicken in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a large skillet. Cook the ginger and garlic for 30 seconds until fragrant and golden.
Cook the chicken in the bowl with all the juices. Stir in the bell pepper strips, remaining vinegar and soy sauce, and black pepper. Cook the chicken for 10 minutes, or until it is tender.
Serve chicken with brown rice or quinoa, or spoon it over.
There are many ways to make a delicious black pepper chicken recipe. You can use different types of peppers, chicken breasts, thighs, or drumsticks. You can also use fresh or frozen chicken. If you are using frozen chicken, be sure to thaw it before cooking.
To make this dish, you will need:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1 teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon cumin powder
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Yields: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup | Calories: 199 | Total Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 83 mg | Sodium: 341 mg | Carbohydrates: 4 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 27 g | SmartPoints: 4 |