Detox Day 1 Dinner – Chicken stuffed bell peppers




  • Bell peppers – 4 nos 
  • Minced chicken – 2 cups 
  • Onions – ½ finely chopped 
  • Tomatoes – ½ cup (chopped)
  • Garlic – 2 cloves minced
  • Turmeric – ½ tbsp
  • Cayenne/Red chilli powder – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  • Ground pepper – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste 
  • Cilantro & green onions for garnish
  • Olive Oil – 2 tsp


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Cut the tops off the peppers, remove the stems and finely chop the tops; set aside. Scoop out the seeds and the membrane and place them on a baking dish cut side up 
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat and add spices (turmeric, chilli powder,ground cumin & coriander). Roast the ground spices and then add chopped onions, bell peppers & garlic. Pour a few tablespoons of water if the onions tend to stick to the pan. 
  4. Mix in the minced chicken and make sure the chicken is coated well with the spices. Add enough water, salt & let the chicken cook for about 15 mins. 
  5. Cook the chicken until all the water is absorbed. Mix in the chopped tomatoes & cilantro.
  6. Fill the peppers with the chicken mixture. Pour a small amount of water onto the bottom of the baking dish. Cover with aluminium foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake again for 10-15 minutes until the peppers are soft. 
  7. Garnish the tops with green onions and serve hot!

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