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Chili Citrus Chicken

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Chili Citrus Chicken was submitted by Mary King.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons jalapeño pepper jelly
Cilantro sprigs for garnish (optional)
Red chili peppers for garnish (optional)
Lemon slices for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In small dish, mix together chili powder, cumin, garlic salt and cayenne pepper. Rub mixture on each chicken breast half.
  2. In skillet, place oil and heat to medium temperature. Add chicken and cook, turning, about 12 minutes or until chicken is brown and fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. Remove chicken to warm platter and keep warm.
  3. In skillet, place lemon juice, lime juice and jalapeño pepper jelly; bring to boil. Cook, stirring constantly, about 1 minute, or until mixture thickens.
  4. Spoon sauce over chicken. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, red chili peppers and lemon slices, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.