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Latin Baked Chicken

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs)
Zesty ingredients impart bold flavor to a classic baked chicken recipe. Serve with Spanish rice.


  • The 5 Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons less-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons minced chipotle chile in adobo sauce
  • 8 (4-ounce) bone-in chicken thighs, skinned

Nutrition Information

  • calories 316
  • fat 9 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 2.8 g
  • polyfat 2.2 g
  • protein 45.3 g
  • carbohydrate 11.9 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 188 mg
  • iron 2.8 mg
  • sodium 677 mg
  • calcium 28 mg

How to Make It

  1. Directions: Preheat oven to 400°. Combine lime juice, soy sauce, 2 tablespoons honey, and chipotle in a large bowl. Add chicken, and toss well to coat. Let stand for 10 minutes at room temperature. Arrange the chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray, reserving marinade. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Place reserved marinade in a blender, and process until smooth. Place pureed marinade in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, and cook 3 minutes. Brush chicken with half of cooked sauce; return to oven and bake an additional for 10 minutes. Brush chicken with remaining sauce; bake an additional 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 165°.