Black Pepper Chicken
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Black Pepper Chicken

This black pepper chicken cooked with fresh peppers and spices is a zesty dinner time meal everyone will enjoy!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: black pepper chicken, chicken and peppers
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 161kcal
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 1 lb chicken thigh meet
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp Chinese rice wine
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • water
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 green bell pepper


  • Wash chicken and drain well.
  • In a bowl, combine egg white, cornstarch, rice wine, 1 tablespoon of the oil and salt. Whisk together until well-blended. Add chicken and stir to fully coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. In a colander, drain chicken.
  • In a pot over high heat, combine about 2-inch deep of water and 1 tablespoon of oil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and immediately add chicken, stirring to disperse. Bring water back to a gentle simmer and once it's barely bubbling, continue to cook chicken for about 1 minute, stirring occasionally. With a slotted spoon, remove chicken from pot and drain well. Keep warm and set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine oyster sauce, soy sauce, honey, rice wine, black pepper and sesame oil. Stir until well-blended and set aside.
  • In a wok or wide pan over high heat, heat remaining 1 tablespoon of oil. Add onions, garlic and bell peppers and cook, stirring regularly, for about 1 to 2 minutes or until tender yet crisp.
  • Add oyster sauce mixture and bring to a boil. Add chicken and stir to fully coat with sauce. Continue to cook, stirring regularly, for about 1 to 2 minutes or until chicken is heated through. Serve hot.


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 941mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.3mg