Jalapeno Chicken


This meal, Jalapeño Chicken, is tasty and spicy, with tender chicken cooked with onions, garlic, jalapeños, and a variety of spices. This is an easy recipe to prepare it:


  1. Chicken breasts: 4 boneless, skinless
  2. Jalapeños: 2-3, sliced (remove seeds for less heat)
  3. Onion: 1 medium, sliced
  4. Garlic: 3 cloves, minced
  5. Chicken broth: 1 cup
  6. Lime juice: 2 tablespoons
  7. Cumin: 1 teaspoon
  8. Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  9. Paprika: 1 teaspoon
  10. Salt and pepper: to taste
  11. Olive oil: 2 tablespoons
  12. Fresh cilantro: chopped, for garnish



1. Prepare the Chicken:

Season the chicken breasts with paprika, chilli powder, cumin, and salt & pepper.
In a pan set over medium-high heat, warm the olive oil.
2. Grill the chicken:

  • When the chicken breasts are golden brown, add them to the skillet and sear them for three to four minutes on each side.
  • After taking the chicken out of the skillet, set it aside.

3. Cook the Vegetables:

  • Add the onion, garlic, and sliced jalapeños to the same pan.
  • Sauté the veggies for two to three minutes, or until they start to get tender.

4. Deglaze the Pan:

  • Pour the chicken stock into the skillet, making sure to scrape off any browned pieces from the bottom.
  • Add the lime juice and stir.

5. Simmer the Chicken:

  • Nestle the seared chicken breasts back into the vegetable mixture in the skillet.
  • Once the chicken is well cooked and has reached an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C), lower the heat to low, cover, and simmer for ten to fifteen minutes.

6. Serve:

  • After taking the chicken out of the skillet, cut it into strips.
  • Spoon the jalapeño-onion mixture over the chicken and serve.
  • Add chopped cilantro as a garnish.
  • Enjoy while hot!


  • Modify the quantity of jalapeños to your preferred degree of heat.
  • At the very end of cooking, toss in a spoonful of sour cream or cream cheese for a creamier sauce.
  • For a full supper, serve the jalapeño chicken with tortillas, rice, or a side salad

Those who enjoy spicy and tasty food will adore this recipe for Jalapeño Chicken. It’s easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Enjoy the bold flavors of this delicious dish!


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