Baked Peppers with Chicken Mince, tomato, black olives, topped with Cheesy Breadcrumb

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C fan / 220°C / Gas 6.
  2. Fry off the chicken mince in a little oil until fully cooked, drain, and set aside.
  3. In a bowl combine the panko, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, olive oil and 35g of the shredded cheese, plus olives.
  4. Use your fingers to rub the crumbs and cheese together until the bits of cheese are about the size of the larger crumbs. Set aside.
  5. In a second bowl combine the cooked chicken mince, thyme, 75g cheese and the flour.
  6. Brush the outsides of the peppers lightly with olive oil and sprinkle lightly with salt. Arrange them on a baking tray and fill each half of pepper with approximately 3tbsp of the chicken filling and then top each with about 1 tablespoon of the crumbs.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the chicken mix is heated through thoroughly and the crumb on top is golden brown.

Total Recipe Time: 31-60 minutes

Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 400g chicken mince
  • 4 red good sized peppers, halved from stem to base, de-seeded
  • 100g Panko breadcrumbs
  • 105g good quality grated cheddar cheese, divided 35g & 70g
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1 Tsp. dried leaves
  • 2 Tsp. white flour
  • 1/4 Tsp. garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Olive oil divided 1tsp

Preparation / Cooking Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C fan / 220°C / Gas 6.
  2. Fry off the chicken mince in a little oil until fully cooked, drain, and set aside.
  3. In a bowl combine the panko, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, olive oil and 35g of the shredded cheese, plus olives.
  4. Use your fingers to rub the crumbs and cheese together until the bits of cheese are about the size of the larger crumbs. Set aside.
  5. In a second bowl combine the cooked chicken mince, thyme, 75g cheese and the flour.
  6. Brush the outsides of the peppers lightly with olive oil and sprinkle lightly with salt. Arrange them on a baking tray and fill each half of pepper with approximately 3tbsp of the chicken filling and then top each with about 1 tablespoon of the crumbs.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the chicken mix is heated through thoroughly and the crumb on top is golden brown.
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