Smothered Green Chile Pepper Chicken

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by mama smurf

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. Found in Weight Watchers recipes magazine. I have used taco seasoning I have made from this site and regular mozzarella cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degreees.
  2. Arrange chicken in an 8 inch square baking dish; squeeze liime juice evenly over chicken. Sprinkle evenly with taco seasoning.
  3. 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 degrees for 30 minutes. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chiles and chicken; bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with sliced green onions.

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