Recipe: Gluten-Free Paleo Garlic Chicken & Almond Stuffed Pepper

This gluten-free, paleo garlic chicken and stuffed pepper recipe is a light, simple and flavour packed dish, perfect for any time of year.


This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, sugar-free and suitable for paleo diets.

By Emma of Paleo With Mrs P.

Serves:2-4 | Prep time:Cook time:Total time:

  • 200g cauliflower
  • 4 small organic peppers (red, green or yellow) or 2 large (cut the tops off -but keep them-and de-seed)
  • 250g free range chicken, chopped in to small bite sized pieces
  • 50g almonds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 1tsp coconut oil
  • 6-8 coriander leaves


  1. Pre-heat oven to 160°c / 320°f
  2. Chop the cauliflower in to smaller pieces before placing in to a food processor
  3. Blitz until rice like consistency and place in a bowl to the side
  4. In to the food processor place almonds and garlic and blitz for 20-30 seconds until broken down in to smaller pieces (this will give the cauliflower rice a lovely crunchy texture
  5. In to a pan over high heat place coconut oil then fry off chicken on each side until sealed and turning golden
  6. Add in cumin, almond / garlic mix and continue to mix in for 1-2 minutes
  7. Add in the cauliflower rice, coriander, sea salt and fully combine
  8. Remove from heat and spoon in to the de-seeded peppers until full
  9. Place on to a baking tray (also place the pepper tops too) and drizzle with olive oil
  10. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the pepper’s roasted and the top of the cauliflower rice should be toasted and a golden brown
  11. Squeeze a generous amount of lime on top of each
  12. Serve by popping the tops of the peppers back on a bed of kale, broccoli or spinach or alternatively with some roasted sweet potato or tomatoes



-dZZeh2_About the author: Emma is the writer of Paleo With Mrs P, a website dedicated to creating simple, healthy, nutritious recipes which are free from dairy, gluten, grains and refined sugar. Diagnosed with diabetes just before her eighteenth birthday, Emma later fell in love with the Paleo diet and how it calmed her symptoms, as well as making her feel happy and healthy.

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