Chicken: Devilish Chicken Peppers

posted by techgoddess 11-13-100 3:20 PM

Devilish Chicken Peppers

4 large red bell peppers
4 whole chicken breasts, skinned and boned
1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups crushed barbecue-flavored potato chips
1 (3 oz.) can smoke-flavored deviled ham
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. basil
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cut off tops of bell peppers; remove seeds. Cook peppers five minutes in boiling salted water to cover; drain. Set aside

Cut chicken into bite-size pieces. Cook chicken, chopped green pepper, and onion in butter over medium heat five to seven minutes, stirring frequently. Drain well.

Combine chicken mixture, potato chips, ham, and egg; mix well. Fill red bell peppers with mixture; place in a 1-3/4 quart shallow baking dish. Mix tomato sauce, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Pour tomato sauce mixture over and around peppers. Bake at 375 degrees for twenty-five minutes. Sprinkle cheese over peppers; bake an additional five minutes.

Yield: 4 servings

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