Sign In Chef

By signing up, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.
Sign In with Facebook Sign In with Twitter Sign In with Google Sign In with Windows
OR

No account yet? Sign up.

Forgot your password?

×

Our Disclaimer (The serious stuff)

By using our free meal planner (and the rest of spoonacular.com) you have to agree that you and only you are responsible for anything that happens to you because of something you have read on this site or have bought/cooked/eaten because of this site. After all, the only person who controls what you put in your mouth is you, right?

Spoonacular is a recipe search engine that sources recipes from across the web. We do our best to find recipes suitable for many diets — whether vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, dairy free, etc. — but we cannot guarantee that a recipe's ingredients are safe for your diet. Always read ingredient lists from the original source (follow the link from the "Instructions" field) in case an ingredient has been incorrectly extracted from the original source or has been labeled incorrectly in any way. Moreover, it is important that you always read the labels on every product you buy to see if the product could cause an allergic reaction or if it conflicts with your personal or religious beliefs. If you are still not sure after reading the label, contact the manufacturer.

We also attempt to estimate the cost and calculate the nutritional information for the recipes found on our site. Again, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information. Additionally, our nutrition visualizer that suggests that you limit sodium, sugar, etc., and get enough protein, vitamins, and minerals is not intended as medical advice. Similarly, our health tips are based on articles we have read from various sources across the web, and are not based on any medical training. The team behind spoonacular does not possess any medical qualifications and the information may be found to be incorrect or out of date based on future research. If you need help planning your diet or determining which foods (and recipes) are safe for you, contact a registered dietitian, allergist, or another medical professional.

Spoonacular is not responsible for any adverse effects or damages that occur because of your use of the website or any information it provides (e.g. after cooking/consuming a recipe on spoonacular.com or on any of the sites we link to, after reading information from articles or shared via social media, etc.)

×

Paleo Southwestern Chicken with Peppers

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the most popular recipes.popular
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $1.69

$1.69 per serving

1656 people like this recipe

1,656 likes

This recipe is ready in 25 minutes

Ready in 25 minutes

spoonacular Score:83%

Spoonacular Score: 83%

 

If you want to add more caveman, gluten free, dairy free, and primal recipes to your repertoire, Paleo Southwestern Chicken with Peppers might be a recipe you should try. This recipe makes 4 servings with 238 calories, 25g of protein, and 10g of fat each. For $1.69 per serving, this recipe covers 19% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Joyful Healthy Eats has 1656 fans. Head to the store and pick up bell pepper, coconut oil, onions, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the coconut oil you could follow this main course with the Coconut Oil Brownies as a dessert. It works best as a main course, and is done in approximately 25 minutes. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 84%, which is tremendous. Users who liked this recipe also liked Paleo Southwestern Waffles, Southwestern Steak & Peppers, and Southwestern Stuffed Peppers.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
4  boneless chicken breasts
boneless chicken breasts
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps coconut oil
coconut oil
some
some pico de gallo
pico de gallo
1
1  red bell pepper
red bell pepper
some
some Salt & Pepper
Salt & Pepper
1
1  yellow bell pepper
yellow bell pepper
2
2  yellow onions
yellow onions
some
some guacomole
guacomole
4  boneless chicken breasts
4
boneless chicken breasts
2 Tbsps coconut oil
2 Tbsps
coconut oil
some pico de gallo
some
pico de gallo
1  red bell pepper
1
red bell pepper
some Salt & Pepper
some
Salt & Pepper
1  yellow bell pepper
1
yellow bell pepper
2  yellow onions
2
yellow onions
some guacomole
some
guacomole

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Joyful Healthy Eats

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.68
Ingredient
4 boneless chicken breasts
2 tablespoons coconut oil
some pico de gallo
1 red bell pepper
1 yellow bell pepper
2 yellow onions
Price
$4.01
$0.44
$0.69
$0.60
$0.53
$0.48
$6.74

Tips

Health Tips

  • Many people will tell you to remove the skin on your chicken to cut down on fat. This is true, but if you like the taste, leave it on! You're only gaining a little fat for a lot of flavor. Plus, a little over half of the fat in chicken skin is monounsatured fat (that's a heart-healthy kind) and the notion that saturated fat is unhealthy is being questioned too. So in our opinion: dig in, skin and all!

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • If you normally rinse your chicken?stop! You could be spreading bacteria around your kitchen and it isn't really necessary.

Green Tips

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

  • Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
237 Calories
25g Protein
10g Total Fat
11g Carbs
15% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
237
12%

Fat
10g
16%

  Saturated Fat
6g
42%

Carbohydrates
11g
4%

  Sugar
5g
6%

Cholesterol
72mg
24%

Sodium
469mg
20%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
25g
50%

Vitamin C
99mg
120%

Vitamin B3
12mg
62%

Vitamin B6
1mg
52%

Selenium
36µg
52%

Phosphorus
268mg
27%

Vitamin A
1119IU
22%

Vitamin B5
1mg
18%

Potassium
624mg
18%

Magnesium
42mg
11%

Vitamin B2
0.16mg
9%

Folate
36µg
9%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Manganese
0.16mg
8%

Fiber
1g
7%

Zinc
0.87mg
6%

Vitamin E
0.7mg
5%

Iron
0.8mg
4%

Copper
0.09mg
4%

Vitamin B12
0.23µg
4%

Calcium
23mg
2%

Vitamin K
1µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

Related Recipes