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Mexican-style chicken

6
4
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
55 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Filled with bright, colourful Mexican flavours this smoked paprika chicken dish is a dinner winner.

Ingredients

Orange sweet potato (kumara)

2 medium, (360g) thickly sliced

Red capsicum

1 medium, sliced

Green capsicum

1 medium, sliced

Red onion

1 medium, sliced

Garlic

4 clove(s), unpeeled, bruised

Tomato(es)

3 medium, sliced

Skinless chicken breast

600 g, (4x150g fillets)

Olive oil

1 tbs

Dried oregano

1 tsp

Smoked paprika

2 tsp

Red wine vinegar

1 tbs

Fresh coriander

2 tbs, chopped to sere

Lime(s)

1 medium, cut into wedges to serve

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Place sweet potato, capsicums, onion, garlic and tomatoes in a large baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, score chicken and place in a large bowl with oil, oregano, paprika and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  3. Arrange chicken over roasted vegetables and drizzle with any remaining marinade. Bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until golden and chicken is cooked through. Sprinkle with coriander and serve with lime wedges.

Notes

TIPS: Add 1 long fresh red chilli (thinly sliced) to serve. Swap sweet potatoes for pumpkin.