Chicken and Peppers with Balsamic Vinegar


Chicken and bell peppers are stir-fried with onions and balsamic vinegar for a yummy meal with an outstanding flavor that's easy to make! Serve over white rice or by itself.

close up view of Chicken and Peppers with Balsamic Vinegar in a pan
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • ¼ cup olive oil, divided

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 orange bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced

  • 4 large cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar, divided


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper; cook and stir until golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer chicken into a bowl; set aside.

  2. Heat remaining oil in the same skillet; stir in bell peppers and onion. Cook and stir until tender, about 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant. Stir in 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar and basil.

  3. Add chicken back into the skillet; reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear, about 20 minutes. Stir in remaining balsamic vinegar just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

324 Calories
18g Fat
13g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 324
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 71mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 152mg 758%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 518mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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