Seared Ancho Pepper Chicken

Searing the chicken boosts and seals in the Southwestern flavor.

Serves: 4
10 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Mix ancho chili pepper, cumin, sea salt, black pepper, cinnamon and oregano with 2 teaspoons of the oil in large bowl. Rub on chicken to evenly coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; sear 1 minute per side. Transfer chicken to baking dish (or leave in the pan if it is oven-proof)

  • Bake 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Serve with Fire Roasted Tomato and Chipotle Salsa for more Southwestern flavor.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 229Calories: 229Cholesterol: 72mg
  • Sodium: 466mgProtein: 27g
  • Total Fat: 13gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g