Mexican Smothered Chicken Thighs
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
Terrific recipe! Thank you very much. I followed the recipe except for the jalapeno pepper. I cannot eat them. I used a chopped red pepper. Got raves on the meal (served with mexican rice and vegetable) Thanks again for sharing
I took the concept of this recipe and made it a little differently. I did not bread the chicken and brown it. I just put it in the pan and covered it with the sauce. I cooked the the sauce in a saucepan, omitting the jalapenos cuz my husband doesn't care for them. I also just used onion powder to keep the sauce smooth. I used 1 t of regular chili powder and 1 t of chipotle chili powder, added some seasoned salt, oregano, and dried cilantro. To thicken the sauce, I mixed 1T each of cornstarch and water and added it to the boiling sauce. Once I poured the sauce over the chicken, I sprinkled some cheese on top and baked at 400 for 25 mins. It turned out great!
I made this today for my family and friends. It was very flavorful. However...I did make some changes. Instead of flour I used cornstarch. (We don't eat anything with flour). Also, I had to add much more spices. I can only imagine how bland it would have been if I'd left the recipe as is.......Also, I added cilantro in as the onions sauteed.I served with fajita rice and re-fried beans. HUGE hit with the whole family and our friends.
Very, very tasty!!! Loved the sauce!
Really??? Who would take advice from a voodoo witch anyways. Try it and you might just like it.
I really enjoyed this recipe. I love making chicken in different ways, and this one is a nice addition to my recipe box. I did use chicken breasts instead of thighs and baked it in the oven for about 20 minutes. Chicken came out juicy and the sauce was extremely flavorful. There is quite a lot of sauce in the dish, so making some rice as a side would be a great complement.
Okay, so this was neither simple or delicious. It took awhile to prepare. Why bother browning it when the sauce just makes it all mushy anyway? It was bland and pasty. I would not recommend it to anyone.
This was awesome. I went a little far on the jalapenos. Next time a little less. The sauce was incredible. Bueno.