Chile Chicken Saute Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Aaron Bennett Modified: March 22, 2022
Chile Chicken Saute Recipe

How To Make Chile Chicken Saute

Have a filling and flavorful serving of this chicken saute for dinner, packed with tender chicken that’s all coated in a spicy bell pepper and tomato sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • lbschicken thighs,skinless, boneless
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1onion
  • 1red bell pepper
  • 2garlic clove
  • 1tbsppure chile powder
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½cuptomato sauce,canned
  • 2corn
  • ½cupwater
  • corn tortillas,warmed


  1. In a very large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of oil. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and add it to the skillet in a single layer.

  2. Cook over high heat, turning once, for 4 to 5 minutes until browned but not cooked through. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a plate. Pour off the fat in the skillet.

  3. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil to the skillet. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook over high heat, stirring occasionally for about 3 minutes until crisp-tender.

  4. Add the garlic, chile powder, and cumin and cook for 1 minute, stirring, until fragrant.

  5. Return the chicken and any accumulated juices to the skillet and cook for 1 minute.

  6. Add the tomato sauce, corn, and water, and cook over moderate heat for about 5 minutes, scraping up any bits stuck to the skillet, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce is reduced.

  7. Transfer to a bowl and serve with corn tortillas, sour cream, and cilantro. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes



  • Calories: 550.88kcal
  • Fat: 39.72g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.37g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.58g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.71g
  • Fiber: 3.69g
  • Sugar: 7.03g
  • Protein: 31.34g
  • Cholesterol: 166.70mg
  • Sodium: 831.51mg
  • Calcium: 46.71mg
  • Potassium: 752.87mg
  • Iron: 2.79mg
  • Vitamin A: 127.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 46.44mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes


S’mores Fudge Recipe

Soft, chewy marshmallows on top, crunchy graham crackers at the bottom, and soft and sweet chocolate fudge in the middle. This s'mores fudge is a must-try!
35 mins


Slow Cooker Roast Beef Recipe

Slow-cooked until perfetly tender, this slow cooker roast beef recipe is oozing with flavors perfect for dinner or for sandwiches.
1 hr 40 mins


Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Start your day right with a yummy breakfast casserole! It's loaded with tasty hashbrown, savory sausages and creamy cheese for a well-balanced meal.
1 hr 15 mins


Challah Stuffing Recipe

Make a Thanksgiving classic all-year-round with our easy-to-make sausage Challah stuffing recipe! Serve crispy yet tender stuffing with the perfect stuffing mix of sausages, corn muffins, and Israeli Challah bread.

1 hr


Holiday Apple Cider Recipe

Christmas will never be the same without a warm cup of apple cider! Make your own homemade cider packed with holiday flavors to give you more festive cheer.
1 hr 5 mins


Sausage Pasta with Cream Sauce Recipe

This sausage pasta is cooked with vegetables like spinach and bell peppers for a balanced meal and made velvety creamy with a milky cream sauce.
20 mins

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Crab Artichoke Dip Recipe

This creamy artichoke dip is exactly what you need to complete your favorite snacks! It's loaded with crab meat and crunchy bell peppers for a hearty dip.
30 mins

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

Our recipe for artichoke dip is a real crowd-pleaser for any big party! It's loaded with tasty spinach and creamy yogurt and cheeses for a savory dip.
45 mins

Leave a comment

Replying to