Smothered Green Chili Pepper Chicken

Be the first to review
READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by PSU Lioness

I found this in a Southern Living magazine and I'm dying to try it! Prep is simple since it only has 5 ingredients. I will update this description once I make it. I will also be using 6 oz chicken breasts and I will adjust ingredients and time as necessary.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Arrange chicken in an 8-inch square baking dish; squeeze lime juice evenly over chicken.
  3. Sprinkle evenly with taco seasoning.
  4. Slice chiles lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, other side; open flat.
  5. Place 2 chiles over each chicken breast. For larger breasts, use enough chilies to cover completely.
  6. Cover dish with foil; bake at 400° for 30 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chiles and chicken; bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts. If you want to brown the cheese, turn your oven to broil for the last 5-7 minutes but watch carefully because it can burn quickly.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a