Balsamic Vinegar Chicken with Peppers and Almonds

Balsamic Vinegar Chicken with Pepprers and Almond Peppers

large red bell peppers (about 3/4 pound)
large green bell peppers (about 3/4 pound)
teaspoons olive oil
1/3 cup raisins
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
(4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
egg whites
teaspoons olive oil
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
tablespoons water

Cut bell peppers into 2 x 2 1/2-inch strips. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers; sauté 8 minutes. Add raisins; sauté 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup vinegar, sugar, salt, and black pepper; cook 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in almonds. Set aside, and keep warm.

Place each piece of chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; flatten to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Combine breadcrumbs and cheese in a shallow dish. Place flour in a shallow dish; dredge each chicken piece in flour, and dip in egg whites. Dredge chicken in breadcrumb mixture.

Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from heat. Place the chicken and bell pepper mixture on a serving platter; set aside, and keep warm.

Add 2 tablespoons vinegar and water topan; stir with a wooden spoon to loosen browned bits. Spoon mixtureover chicken and bell pepper mixture.


We voted this a once a month recipe

Tricks – I use frozen sliced peppers, skipped the raisins, and only did 2 breasts,.

Next time we’ll try some toasted pine nuts since hubby is not a big fan of Almonds.

Sauce has a nice taste to it!