We thought this recipe was ok, might make it again with a few changes. I'm not sure how I would change it yet, it just seemed to be missing something. It was definitely easy, so it was good for a weeknight. I made a few changes - I didn't have taco seasoning, so I used fajita seasoning instead. Instead of the chiles listed I used roasted hatch chiles from the farmer's market. And I used fresh mozzarella torn into pieces instead of shredded because I had it on hand. Cooking Light's Fiesta Rice complimented the dish very well.
Smothered Green Chile Pepper Chicken
sparkplug Posted: 10/26/09
jlhwebgal Posted: 11/30/10
I switched this up a bit and it was wonderful. I used boneless, skinless breasts and coated them lightly with veg oil and then tossed them in a bag with the taco seasoning. I also got fresh poblano chilies, halved and deseeded and cooked at 350 for about 20 minutes. This was awesome, leftovers were just as good cut into bite size pieces and placed in a tortilla with some cheese and beans.
CallGirl Posted: 04/07/10
I thought this was great!! Very quick and easy ut delicious. THe infredients all married perfectly. And yes, I would even serve this to guests if they dropped in and I needed to whip something up.
aprilfool76 Posted: 12/23/09
I thought this was delish and easy. I followed the recipe to the T, except I did drizzle the dripping from the bottom of the pan on top of the chicken to serve. Both my husband and I enjoyed this. Easy weekday meal and also low fat.
alliemcc Posted: 02/17/10
Very tasty, quick and easy recipe. Instead of taco seasoning, which I am not fond of, I seasoned the chicken with salt, cayenne pepper, chili powder and cumin. I used a little extra lime juice and also served the chicken with lime wedges. It made quite a delicious broth. I'll be making this quite often on busy weeknights, I think.
roobleymacb Posted: 01/22/13
I love this recipe! My three year old even ate it :)
anonymous12 Posted: 04/23/12
I love this recipe. I made it according to the directions but used fresh mozzarella instead of shredded. Very flavorful, fantastic recipe. And super easy to make, which is always an added bonus.
ZaraSol Posted: 01/05/13
Very easy to make. I have made it several ways; with chicken breasts and jarred poblanos and salt/pepper/cayenne rather than taco seasoning. Also tried with chicken thighs. Good go-to recipe. I've also tried with fresh and shredded mozzarella. I preferred the fresh slices on top.
rayraex Posted: 08/14/14
This recipe is in my (very large) recipe rotation. I make it a couple times a year or so, always easy and dependable.