Jalapeno Chicken

Jalapeno Chicken Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


The chilies add lots of flavor and a little heat.


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15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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4 1/2 lb
whole chicken
jalapenos, thinly sliced
lemons, quartered
1 medium
onion, quartered
2 1/2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
soy sauce

How to Make Jalapeno Chicken


  • 1Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 2Starting at neck end, carefully run fingers between skin and breast meat of chicken, loosening skin.
  • 3Place chili rounds, spaced slightly apart, on breast meat under skin.
  • 4Toss 4 lemon wedges, onion, 1/2 tablespoon oil and soy sauce in small bowl to coat.
  • 5Stuff lemon mixture into main cavity of chicken.
  • 6Rub outside of chicken with remaining 2 tablespoons oil; sprinkle with salt.
  • 7Place chicken on rack in roasting pan. Roast chicken until golden brown and juices run clear when thigh is pierced with knife, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 8Transfer chicken to platter. Serve with remaining lemon wedges.

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About Jalapeno Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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