Jalapeno-Sauced Baked Chicken

6 pieces chicken, bone-in, skin on
Kosher salt and coarse-ground black pepper
Ancho chile powder
Olive oil
2 fresh limes
1 jar sliced jalapeño chiles (12 oz.) — drained
Chopped fresh cilantro

Preheat oven to 400 degrees; spray a 13x9x2 baking pan with PAM. Wash chicken under cold running water; pat dry with paper towels.

Season chicken on both sides with salt, pepper and ancho chile powder; place in prepared baking pan. Drizzle olive oil over chicken; squeeze juice from 1 of the limes over; Sprinkle sliced chiles evenly over chicken; top with slices of the second lime.

Bake 45 minutes or until cooked through.

Serve garnished with chopped fresh cilantro, with warm tortillas and rice. Chile-lime sauce from the pan may be served on the side if desired.

Serves: 4


Wilton Recipe Right 9×13 Oblong Pan with Cover

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