Ben's Habanero Chicken

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"My husband did some experimenting and came up with this recipe, I did some tweaking to it and now I have lots of people hooked on this. I crave it quite often and since it's so easy to make, I make it a lot."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (266.9 g)
  • Calories 199.6
  • Total Fat - 7.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 48.2 mg
  • Sodium - 670.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.4 g
  • Sugars - 3.9 g
  • Protein - 21.6 g
  • Calcium - 32.2 mg
  • Iron - 1.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 36.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Cut up raw chicken breasts into cubes and put in a frying pan. Add sliced jalepeno, habanero, water and salt and stir.

Step 2

Add the margarine, hot sauce and sprinkle with cayenne pepper.

Step 3

Turn heat on to medium low and let simmer stirring occasionally for 40- 45 minutes. Heat can of black eyed peas in a sauce pan.

Step 4

Make instant mashed potatoes according to package directions and put a serving of mashed potatoes on a plate making a hole in the middle. Put blackeyed peas in hole and then top with a serving of the Habanero Chicken and some of the juice from the pan. Enjoy!

Tips & Variations

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