Paleo Southwestern Chicken with Peppers 3

Paleo Southwestern Chicken with Peppers

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Paleo


A gluten-free, low-carb, Paleo Southwestern Chicken dish served with sauteed peppers and onions. This easy recipe is done in less than 30 minutes!



  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1 yellow pepper, julienned
  • 2 medium yellow onions, julienned
  • salt & pepper
  • Guacomole {optional}
  • Pico de Gallo {optional}


  1. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Pat dry chicken breasts and season with salt & pepper on both sides.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil to the large skillet, once melted add chicken breasts to the pan and saute for 5-6 minutes per side or until there is no more pink in the middle.
  3. Remove chicken from the pan and place on a plate. Next add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil to the skillet you just sautéed the chicken.
  4. Once oil is melted, add yellow pepper, red pepper, and onions. Saute for 5-7 minutes at medium high heat. Season with salt & pepper.
  5. To serve, place pepper and onion mixture on a plate with the chicken breast on top.
  6. Serve with a side of Pico de Gallo or homemade Guacamole!

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