Sweet and Sour Stuffed Peppers

Makes: 4 servings at $1.58 each.

Sweet and Sour Stuffed Peppers
Servings: 4


  • 2 sweet green peppers
  • 2 sweet red peppers
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rice
  • 3/4 cup bottled sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup chopped water chestnuts

Make It

1. Slice one quarter off stem end of each pepper; reserve tops. Remove membranes, seeds and stems. Invert peppers on waxed paper. Chop tops (you will need 1/2 cup; save rest for other use).

2. Saute chicken, chopped peppers, salt, ginger and black pepper in oil in saucepan 8 minutes, until no longer pink. Sprinkle in rice; add sauce and boiling water; stir. Return to boiling; cover; remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in water chestnuts. Turn into bowl.

3. Wipe out pan. Add 1/2 cup water. Place steamer basket in pan.

4. Divide chicken mixture among peppers. Place upright in basket. Cover; steam 10 to 15 minutes, until tender.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 361, Fat, total (g): 11, chol. (mg): 72, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 42, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 23, sodium (mg): 1032, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.