Red Pepper Chicken

Red Pepper Chicken

A super easy, super tasty crock pot chicken recipe. 

Cuisine

American

Serves

6

Dish Type

Main

Time

6 hours

 

This recipe is

Whole 30             3 WW Freestyle Points                 

Gluten Free        Dairy Free           Nut free              

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 medium-sized red bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 large Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced or sliced (about one cup)
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt

 Instructions

  • Combine oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, pepper, and salt in small bowl.
  • Add chicken, peppers, and onion to crock pot. Pour oil mixture over chicken and vegetables.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Shortly before serving, remove chicken from crock pot. Shred and return to crock pot.  Stir chicken, vegetables, and juices.

 Oil and Seasoning for Red Pepper Chicken

Combine oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, pepper, and salt in small bowl, or, as I did, a measuring cup.
Chicken, Peppers, and Onion in Crock Pot
Add chicken, peppers, and onion to crock pot. 
Peppers, Onion, Chicken coated with oil and seasoning.
Pour oil mixture over chicken and vegetables.
Cook on low for 6 hours.
Red Pepper Chicken, shredded and mixing with juices
Shortly before serving, remove chicken from crock pot.  Shred and return to crock pot.  Stir chicken, vegetables, and juices.

Bonus!  This recipe freezes really well.  Just combine all ingredients in a Ziplock freezer bag, and freeze flat.  Move bag to freezer the night before cooking to thaw.  Dump bag into crock pot and cook!

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