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ROAST CHICKEN WITH BALSAMIC BELL PEPPERS (Serves 2)

INGREDIENTS:

  • sea salt (optional)
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp fennel seeds, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 4 (4-6 oz each) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 6 Tbs olive oil, divided
  • 1 large shallot, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar

HOW TO PREPARE:

  1. Preheat oven to 450℉.
  2. Combine 1/2 tsp salt, fennel seeds, 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper, garlic powder and oregano.
  3. Brush chicken with 2 tsp oil, and sprinkle spice rub over chicken.
  4. Heat a large skillet over med-high heat, and add 2 tsp olive oil.
  5. Add chicken and cook 3 minutes or until browned. Turn each piece and cook 1 minute more.
  6. Remove chicken from pan and arrange in a large baking dish. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until fully cooked.
  7. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat in the same large skillet used to brown the chicken (do not wash it first).
  8. When pan is hot, add shallots and rosemary, and sauté 3-5 minutes, or until shallots are translucent.
  9. Add peppers, and stir in broth, scraping pan to loosen brown bits.
  10. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Add vinegar and season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cook 3 minutes more, stirring frequently.
  11. Serve sauce over chicken.

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