Smothered Green Chile Pepper Chicken Recipe



Smothered Green Chile Pepper Chicken Recipe


  • 6 (3-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (about 1/2 lime)
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning (Taco Seasoning recipe I used)
  • 2 small cans chopped chilies
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Arrange chicken in an 8-inch square baking dish; squeeze lime juice evenly over chicken. Sprinkle evenly with taco seasoning.
  3. Place chopped chilies over each chicken thigh, enough to cover chicken thigh.
  4. Cover dish with foil; bake at 400° for 30 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chilies and chicken;
  6. bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
  7. I added chopped avocado, tomato and green onion to the top of my chicken thigh

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