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Chicken with sweet pepper

Recipe from: 6/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 5
Time 20 minutes, plus marinating time


  • 1
    lemon, grated rind and juice
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 30
    castor sugar
  • 10
    dried origanum
  • 2
    cayenne pepper
  • 3
    ground cinnamon
  • 4
    chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced
  • 50
    olive oil
  • 2
    onions, sliced
  • 1
    yellow pepper, cut into strips
  • 30
    toasted pumpkin seeds (optional)


10 minutes
Mix the lemon juice and rind, garlic, castor sugar, herbs and spices.
Add the chicken and marinate for at least half an hour.
Heat half the oil over a high heat in a frying pan and fry the chicken in two batches for a few minutes, until just cooked through.
Remove from the pan and set aside.
Heat remaining oil and fry the onions for two minutes; then add the pepper and stir-fry until browned and tender.
Return chicken to the pan and stir to heat through.
Serve sprinkled with pumpkin seeds.

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