Mexican Style Roast Chicken Breast

There’s more to Mexican cuisine than tacos and burritos. This baked chicken dish has all of that delicious, spicy flavor without the tortilla.
  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Calories 350
  • Calories 350
  • Total Fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Sodium 310 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Protein 41 g
  • Information for this recipe is approximate and derived by calculations based upon supplier information and available reference data. These values may change based on your final product, substitution and or addition of ingredients, or use of a particular cooking technique.
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  • 2 Poblano peppers, roasted, peeled, diced
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, seeded, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons mesquite seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F, place rack in upper 1/3 of oven. Combine Poblano and bell peppers, red onion, tomatoes and garlic in a mixing bowl.  Add 1 T. olive oil and season with salt and pepper, mix gently. Place vegetables in the bottom of a 9”x11” casserole dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mesquite seasoning, chili powder, 1 T. olive oil and mix well. Lightly brush the seasoned chili oil on both sides of the chicken breast and place on top of vegetables. Squeeze lime juice over chicken.
  3. Place the casserole dish in oven and roast for 25-30 minutes, until chicken is cooked thoroughly with an internal temperature of 165°F.
  4. Remove from oven and top with chopped cilantro.
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