Chili Spiced Chicken

mexican spicy chicken

Recipe by imran of mumbai, IN

This recipe is full of flavor, serve with a tossed salad and warm tortillas for a healthy Mexican style dinner.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 medium yellow onion, quartered
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 2 tablespons chili powder
    • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
    • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 4 oz each)

    for the salsa

    • 2 cups canned black beans, rinsed an drained
    • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
    • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
    • ¼ cup diced cucumber
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


    1. To prepare salsa, in a medium bowl, combine beans, bell pepper, red onion, cucumber, lime juice, vinegar and cumin. Mix well. cover with plastic wrap; set aside.
    2. In a blender or food processor fitted wih th metal blade, process yellow onion and garlic until smooth.Add chii powde, cumin, and lime juice; proces until a paste forms.
    3. Spread chili paste over both sides of chicken. Place chicken. Place chicken n a shallow dish. Cover with plastic wrap and mrinatefor 10 to 20 minutes.
    4. Preheat broiler. line broiler pan with foil. Broil chicken, 4 inches from heat, turning once, until cooked though and no longer pink about 12 minutes.
    5. Cut chicken, on diagonal, into thin slices.
    6. Spoon salsa evenly onto 4 serving plates. Fan chicken over salsa.
    7. Serve immediately.