Chicken and Peppers Recipe from Oman with Sage and Tomato

Chicken and Peppers

Chicken and Peppers Recipe from Oman with Sage and Tomato
Region / culture: Oman | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Servings: 4


Chicken and Peppers
Chicken and Peppers

Chicken and Peppers is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken pieces with colorful peppers and a savory sauce. This recipe is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion.


The combination of chicken and peppers has been a popular dish in many cultures for centuries. The flavors of the chicken and peppers complement each other perfectly, creating a dish that is both satisfying and delicious.


How to prepare

  1. Place the chicken pieces along the sides of a large bowl.
  2. Cover and cook until the chicken pieces are tender.
  3. Place the vegetables, herbs, tomato paste, and butter in a large bowl.
  4. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the chicken stock and adjust it to 1.5 cups.
  6. Stir in cornflour blended with water, then stir into the vegetables with salt and pepper.
  7. Cook uncovered for 3.5 minutes, stirring every minute.
  8. Pour the mixture over the chicken and cook uncovered for 4 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with fluffy rice.


  • Add other vegetables such as zucchini, mushrooms, or carrots.
  • Use different herbs and spices to change the flavor profile of the dish.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to cook the chicken until it is tender and cooked through.

- Adjust the seasoning to your taste by adding more or less salt and pepper.

- Serve the dish with fluffy rice or crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauce.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Chicken and Peppers with fluffy rice, crusty bread, or a side salad for a complete meal.

Cooking Techniques

Sauté the chicken and peppers in a skillet before adding the sauce for extra flavor.

- Use a slow cooker to cook the dish for a longer period of time for a more tender chicken.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use boneless, skinless chicken breasts instead of chicken pieces.

- Substitute olive oil for butter for a healthier option.

Make Ahead Tips

Prepare the sauce and vegetables ahead of time and store in the refrigerator until ready to cook. Cook the chicken just before serving for the best results.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Chicken and Peppers in a large serving dish with a sprinkle of fresh herbs on top for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Chicken and Peppers with a light and crisp white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 350 per serving


Carbohydrates: 15g per serving


Fats: 12g per serving


Proteins: 30g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This dish is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals such as potassium and magnesium.


This recipe contains dairy (butter) and gluten (cornflour). It may also contain traces of nuts.


Chicken and Peppers is a balanced meal that provides a good source of protein, healthy fats, and essential vitamins and minerals.


Chicken and Peppers is a delicious and nutritious dish that is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. With a balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

I recall the feeling of curiosity that overcame me when I found this recipe for Chicken and Peppers. It was a warm summer day, and I was rifling through an old cookbook that had been passed down to me from my own grandmother. As I turned the pages, I stumbled upon a handwritten note tucked between the pages, detailing the ingredients and instructions for this delectable dish.

The note was written in faded ink, the handwriting elegant and precise. It was clear that whoever had written it had taken great care in crafting the recipe. I could almost picture them standing in a sunlit kitchen, chopping peppers and searing chicken in a sizzling skillet.

I knew right then and there that I had to try this recipe for myself. I gathered the necessary ingredients – chicken breasts, bell peppers, onions, garlic, and a medley of spices – and set to work in my own kitchen.

As I chopped and sautéed, the fragrant aroma of garlic and peppers filled the air, mingling with the savory scent of chicken cooking. I could almost hear the sizzle of the skillet and the soft murmurs of a distant conversation. It was as if the spirit of the person who had written the recipe was guiding me through each step, whispering words of encouragement in my ear.

When the dish was finally complete, I took a bite and was instantly transported to a world of flavor and warmth. The tender chicken paired perfectly with the sweet peppers and caramelized onions, creating a symphony of taste that danced on my tongue.

I knew then that this recipe was something special, something that I would cherish and pass down to future generations. It was a taste of history, a connection to the past that transcended time and space.

Over the years, I have made Chicken and Peppers countless times, each one a tribute to the person who first shared the recipe with me. I have tweaked and adjusted it, adding my own touches and variations, but the heart of the dish remains the same – a simple yet delicious combination of ingredients that never fails to satisfy.

I often wonder about the person who wrote that note so many years ago. Were they a seasoned cook, adept at creating mouthwatering dishes from scratch? Or were they a novice, learning as they went, just as I was when I first discovered the recipe?

I like to think that they were someone like me – someone who loved to cook, to experiment, to create something beautiful and delicious out of humble ingredients. Someone who understood the power of food to bring people together, to nourish both body and soul.

And so, as I stand in my kitchen, surrounded by the comforting smells of garlic and peppers, I say a silent thank you to the person who first shared this recipe with me. Their legacy lives on in every bite, in every mouthful of Chicken and Peppers that I serve to my loved ones.

For me, this recipe is more than just a dish – it is a link to the past, a thread that connects me to a long line of cooks and kitchen enthusiasts who came before me. It is a reminder that food is not just sustenance, but a form of art, a way of expressing love and creativity.

And so, as I sit down to enjoy a plate of Chicken and Peppers, I smile, knowing that I am continuing a tradition that spans generations. I am honoring the memory of the person who first shared this recipe with me, and I am passing on a piece of my own culinary heritage to those who come after me.

In this way, food becomes more than just nourishment – it becomes a story, a memory, a legacy. And I am grateful to be a part of that story, to be a keeper of recipes and a sharer of flavors. For in the kitchen, as in life, we are all connected by the simple act of breaking bread together. And that, to me, is the true magic of cooking.


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