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Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

This simple Italian Banana Pepper Chicken recipe is packed with Italian flavor with banana peppers and Italian seasoning. Perfect for those busy weeknights!

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

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Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

This simple chicken recipe is packed with Italian flavor with banana peppers and Italian seasoning! It’s quick, easy, and flavorful.

The name of this dish is a mouthful, but the taste is worth it. This recipe will give you an authentic Italian flavor with a kick from some sweet banana peppers.

The ingredients are easy to find, and most likely already in your kitchen pantry or fridge!

It’s also quick and easy to make – perfect for those busy weeknights when you don’t have time to go grocery shopping or plan out dinner beforehand.

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken is a quick and easy recipe that the whole family will love.

It’s great for weeknight dinners when everyone needs to get in and out of the kitchen quickly.

The sweet taste of banana peppers makes this dish irresistible! 

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

This dish is a classic Italian-inspired recipe that will have your taste buds singing! If you’re looking for a new take on chicken, this dish is it.

Aside from being delicious, these ingredients are also relatively affordable to purchase at any grocery store.

Try out this easy recipe tonight and let me know what you think!

Start cooking now and get ready for the compliments!

Makes 6 servings

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Italian Chicken Ingredients

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half
  • Olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Refrigerator Pickled Banana Peppers
  • Butter, sliced
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • For exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.

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Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

What are Banana Peppers

Well, they are small peppers that have a kick of heat with just the right amount of sweetness. They are grown in Italy and are most often used for cooking because of their sweet flavor.

They’re a little sweet and a lot of spicy, so they give your favorite dishes just the kick they need.

Banana peppers are a type of hot pepper that is milder than jalapenos and cayenne peppers.

They can be eaten raw or cooked, and they have a sweet taste to them.

The most common color for banana peppers is yellow, but mature to green, orange, or red colors as well.

Slice banana peppers.

It doesn’t matter if it’s tacos or chili – banana peppers will make any dish pop with flavor and heat.

They’re a little sweet and a lot of spicy, so they give your favorite dishes just the kick they need.

What is your favorite way to eat a banana pepper? Do you like them fresh, pickled, or roasted on the grill? We want to know!

Comment below and tell us how you enjoy this mild chili.

How to Make Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Brush each side of the chicken breasts with olive oil and season both sides with Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and onion powder.

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

Place the chicken on a baking sheet and cover it with banana peppers.

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

Top with slices of butter.

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

Bake the chicken for 20 minutes, then remove from the oven and top with shredded cheese.

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Bake for an additional 10 minutes, until cheese, is melted.

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Place the chicken under the broiler for 2 to 3 minutes to brown the cheese, if desired.

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Enjoy with a side of Bacon Roasted Potatoes and Creamy Lemon Asparagus Orzo.

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken
Yield: 6

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

Italian Banana Pepper Chicken

This simple Italian Banana Pepper Chicken recipe is packed with Italian flavor with banana peppers and Italian seasoning. Perfect for those busy weeknights!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half
  • Tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • Teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 12-ounce jar banana peppers or use our Refrigerator Pickled Banana Peppers
  • 3 tablespoons butter, sliced
  • Cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Brush each side of the chicken breasts with olive oil and season both sides with Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  3. Place the chicken on a baking sheet and cover it with refrigerator pickled banana peppers. Top with slices of butter.
  4. Bake the chicken for 20 minutes, then remove from the oven and top with shredded cheese.
  5. Bake for an additional 10 minutes, until cheese, is melted.
  6. Place the chicken under the broiler for 2 to 3 minutes to brown the cheese, if desired.
  7. Enjoy with a side of Bacon Roasted Potatoes and Creamy Lemon Asparagus Orzo.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 238Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 199mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 24g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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