Chicken with Peppers and Sausage

Chicken With Peppers And Sausage Recipe

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1/2 lb
italian sausage, sweet
1 large
red bell pepper
1 large
yellow bell pepper
red onion
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
"just a pinch" of salt
"just a pinch" of pepper
4 tsp
balsamic vinegar
fresh sprigs of thyme

How to Make Chicken with Peppers and Sausage


  • 1About 40 minutes before serving, in a 12" skillet over medium heat, heat sausage and 1/4 cup water to boiling; cover and cook 5 minutes.
  • 2Remove cover; cook until sausages are browned, about 20 minutes, turning sausages frequently and pricking them to release fat.
  • 3Meanwhile, cut each pepper into 1 1/2" wide strips; cut red onion into thin wedges.
  • 4In 3 quart saucepan over medium-high heat, in hot olive or salad oil, cook peppers, onions and thyme about 10 minutes or until vegetables are fork-tender, stirring mixture frequently.
  • 5Cut each chicken breast in half; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  • 6With slotted spoon, remove sausage to paper towels to drain and cool slightly; thinly slice sausage diagonally.
  • 7In sausage drippings remaining in skillet over medium heat, cook chicken breasts until tender and browned, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 8To chicken in skillet, add vinegar, vegetable mixture and sliced sausage; heat through.
  • 9Garnish with thyme sprigs to serve.
  • 10SUBSTITUTIONS: May substitute red wine vinegar for balsamic vinegar and salad oil for olive oil, if desired.

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About Chicken with Peppers and Sausage

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy