This cheesy jalapeño chicken is made in one pan, is bursting with flavor, smothered in melty cheese, and made in just 20 minutes! Try it tonight!
1 lime sliced
3 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil divided
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in half and pounded to be 1/2 inch thick
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp dried oregano
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp dried minced onion
1/4 tsp ancho chile powder
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 – 2 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed (fresh corn works as well)
2 jalapeños seeds removed and sliced lengthwise into strips
2 cloves garlic minced
3 Tbsp lime juice (juice of 2-3 limes)
1/2 cup water
1 – 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese (or any cheese you prefer)
minced fresh cilantro, for garnish
extra lime wedges, for garnish
To a mixing bowl, add chicken, chili powder, oregano, kosher salt, ground cumin, black pepper, dried minced onion, and ancho chile powder. Toss and massage spice mixture into all sides of chicken.
Add flour to a shallow bowl or plate and lightly dredge chicken in flour. Let chicken sit while you heat up your pan.
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