Rating: 4 stars
10 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 5 star values: 3

Whole green chiles hug the chicken thighs and impart a mild, roasted flavor to both the meat and broth. The chiles used in this recipe come 3 per 4-ounce can.

Recipe by Oxmoor House April 2009

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

prep:
4 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
39 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs and 3 tablespoons broth)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

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  • Arrange chicken in an 8-inch square baking dish; squeeze lime juice evenly over chicken. Sprinkle evenly with taco seasoning.

  • Slice chiles lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, other side; open flat. Place 1 chile over each chicken thigh. Cover dish with foil; bake at 400° for 30 minutes. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chiles and chicken; bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

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Nutrition Facts

301 calories; calories from fat 45%; fat 15g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 5.5g; poly fat 3g; protein 34.1g; carbohydrates 4.7g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 120mg; iron 2mg; sodium 574mg; calcium 116mg.
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