Pepper Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Pepper Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

How To Make Pepper Chicken Stir Fry

Grab a bite of this charred chicken stir fry, mixed with tender bell peppers in a savory sauce, for a hearty and well-balanced meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Marinade:

  • 4chicken breasts,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2tbsplight soy sauce
  • 1tspgarlic,minced
  • 1tbsptoasted sesame oil
  • 1tspground black pepper

For Stir Fry:

  • ¼cupoyster sauce
  • 2tbsplight soy sauce
  • 2tbspvinegar
  • 1tspground black pepper
  • ½cupwater
  • 3tbspcornstarch,divided
  • 3tbspvegetable oil,divided
  • 1large onion,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1medium green bell pepper,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1medium red bell pepper,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4garlic cloves,finely chopped
  • 1ginger,(1-inch piece), finely chopped

Instructions

Marinade:

  1. Combine the chicken, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil, and black pepper in a bowl, then set aside for at least 15 minutes.

Stir-Fry:

  1. Whisk together the oyster sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, black pepper, water, and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch. Set aside.

  2. Once the chicken has been marinated, toss it in the remaining 2 tablespoons of cornstarch.

  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large pan and add the chicken pieces. Don’t overcrowd the pan.

  4. Cook the chicken pieces on high heat for 3 minutes on each side. Remove the pieces from the pan and set them aside.

  5. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the pan on high heat, then add the onions and bell peppers. Toss them in the pan for 1 to 2 minutes until they brighten up in color and have been cooked slightly.

  6. Toss in the ginger and garlic, and cook for another minute. Add the chicken pieces and sauce mixture to the pan.

  7. Toss everything well, and simmer for 1 to 2 minutes until the sauce thickens and coats the chicken well.

  8. Serve hot with steamed rice or veggies on the side, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 514.20kcal
  • Fat: 30.43g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.62g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.54g
  • Fiber: 2.64g
  • Sugar: 3.93g
  • Protein: 39.41g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 1120.74mg
  • Calcium: 58.49mg
  • Potassium: 704.79mg
  • Iron: 2.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 94.13µg
  • Vitamin C: 66.61mg
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