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Fiesta Chicken Thighs

Ingredients
  Broiler fryer chicken thighs 8 , skinned
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic salt 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Jalapeno jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Limes 2 Large, 1 1/2 sliced, 1/2 reserved
  Parsley 2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Lemon slices 6
  Ripe olives 3
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Red cherry pepper 3
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

MAKING
2. In plastic bag, mix together flour, garlic salt, lemon pepper and chili powder and shake in chicken to coat.
3. In large frying pan, heat margarine and oil over medium temperature and cook chicken turning for about 10 minutes such that brown on all sides.
4. Lowering heat, cook with cover for 5 minutes.
5. Without cover cook for about 5 minutes more such that fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.
6. Remove chicken from frying pan and turning chicken crosswise, meaty side up cut diagonally into chicken 3 or 4 times.
7. On a foil-lined pan, place the chicken and with a fork spoon jalapeno jelly evenly over chicken to spread.
8. Bake in the hot oven for about 5 minutes such that jelly melts.
9. Squeezing over the juice from reserved 1/2 lime, place chicken on serving dish and sprinkle with chopped parsley.

SERVING
10. Garnish with lemon slices, lime slices, olives, parsley sprigs and red cherry peppers and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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