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Black Pepper Chicken; Recipe

Updated on June 16, 2008
chicken legs coated black pepper sauce
chicken legs coated black pepper sauce

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Chicken is a great food for anyone who is looking to lose weight while eating tasty and healthy meals. The old saying that “it tastes just like chicken” simply proves what a versatile food chicken is.

When I can I buy free range and/or organic chicken. Free range is a way to raise chickens that allows them some freedom of movement. It does not mean that the birds are running free around the farm, although it could mean this. There is also a possibility that the chickens are simply not penned up in individual cases. The regulations are somewhat lax.

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Recipe: Black Pepper Chicken

Ingredients:

2-4 chicken legs or breast, I used legs for this recipe.

1 medium red pepper diced

1 medium green pepper diced

1 cup yellow beans, diagonally sliced

1 cup green beans, diagonally sliced

Black pepper sauce (available in supermarket or specialty store)

Sea salt to taste

1 teaspoon olive oil

Preparation;

You can prepare the chicken legs overnight.

Coat chicken legs in black pepper sauce.

Put them in refrigerator for minimum2 hours,

Slice and dice vegetables,

Place chicken in roasting pan half cover chicken with water, add sea salt.

Cover pan with tin foil.

Place pan in pre-heated oven (400F)

Let chicken cook for 30 minutes, and then peel back foil to turn legs over, put foil back in place.

When chicken has been cooking for one hour, put olive oil in frying pan, heat, than add all vegetables.

Remove foil from chicken; add a bit of water if needed. Cook another 15 minutes.

Stir vegetables every 5 minutes cook until tender but still firm.

Put legs on plate add vegetables and serve, this recipe feed 2. To serve 4 double amounts.

You can add black pepper sauce to stir fry if you like a more peppery and tangy flavour. Or add your favourite hot sauce to give it that extra zest.

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    carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

    Something a little new in the way of chicken. Sounds good and worthy of a try.

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    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    Chicken is fairly vesatile and simple to prepare. Thanks for the comment.

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    rmr 9 years ago from Livonia, MI

    I'll give this one a try, Bob. Always looking for a new take on chicken. I like the new photo, too.

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    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    enjoy, SC.

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    SupremeCandles 9 years ago from NY

    Sound delicious I enjoy trying new recipes as well, can I copy this so I can print it out I would love to try it out. thanks

    SupremeCandles

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    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    it is very tasty

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    tjmum 9 years ago from Isle of Wight

    That sounds a gorgeous recipe. I'll have to try it out when I get the time. It is almost one that could be done for al fresco eating.

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    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    The black pepper sauce that I use is Yeo's.

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    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    thanks for the followup. Rice would be a nice addition.

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    Whitney 9 years ago from Georgia

    I just thought I'd let you know we tried it. We had to vary it a little-instead of beans we had squash,zuchini, and carrots. And, I don't think we had the right pepper sauce, but we bought a pepper/spice mixture. It was pretty good. We're trying it again with the beans. Oh, and we had rice with it.

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    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    It is tasty and we eat mostly chicken when it comes to meat as well.

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    Whitney 9 years ago from Georgia

    Mmmm... sounds good. I'm always looking for new chicken recipes, as it's the only meat I eat besides turkey. I may have to try this recipe out.

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