Friday, July 12, 2013

Recipe of the Day

Latin Baked Chicken

This recipe provides 4 servings.    Serving size: 2 chicken thighs

Recipe Suggestion: Serve with Spanish Rice


1) 8 ( 4-ounce) bone-in chicken thighs, skinned
2) 2 tablespoons minced chipotle chile in adobo sauce
3) 3 tablespoons honey
4) 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
5) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
6) Cooking Spray


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine lime juice, 3 tablespoons honey, soy sauce, and chipotle in a large bowl. Add chicken, and toss well to coat. Let stand for approx. 10 mins at room temperature. Arrange the chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray, reserving marinade.

Bake at 400 degrees for 15 mins. Place reserved marinade in a blender, and process until smooth. Place pureed marinade in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, and cook 2-3 mins.

 Brush chicken with half of cooked sauce; return to oven and bake for 10 mins. Then, brush chicken with remaining sauce; bake an additional 10 mins. or until a thermometer registers 165 degrees.

Nutritional value per serving

Total calories: 350
Protein: 45 grams
Sodium: 700 mg
Carbs: 12 grams
Total Fat: 9 grams (saturated 2.5 grams)


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