This favorite Cuban chicken dish is a spicy, flavorful way to prepare bone-in chicken breasts.Chicken breast is a great source of lean protein. Contrary to popular belief, chicken has the same amount of dietary cholesterol as other meats, but it is lower in saturated fat. Serve this dish with a side of whole grain pasta or couscous for a filling meal.


Credit: Leigh Beisch

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4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine juice and next 7 ingredients (through chili flakes) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken; seal and marinate in refrigerator at least 1 hour and up to

  • Preheat oven to 375°.

  • Place chicken in a 13- x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake, covered, 20 minutes; uncover and bake 25 minutes or until chicken is done.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 1g.

Nutrition Facts

159 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; protein 27g; carbohydrates 2g; cholesterol 73mg; iron 1mg; sodium 112mg; calcium 18mg.