Taco Tuesdays are a good idea, but what even better? Spicing up your Mexican menu with our delicious and healthy Mexican Chicken recipe! This one-pan recipe is a burst of flavours you would expect from an authentic Mexican meal. Juicy chicken drumsticks are cooked in a flavourful sauce with herbs and vegetables, and served with rice. You can also call your amigos for a hearty dinner and enjoy this blissful recipe together. Check it out!
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Mexican Chicken: Make a Healthy and Delicious Chicken Meal At Home
Take a large bowl. Add the Mexican chilli powder, oregano, ground coriander, garlic and one tbsp olive oil. Mix the ingredients. Add the chicken drumsticks to the bowl. Gently coat them in the spice mixture.
Preheat the oven at 180/160 degree Celsius, fan-forced. Take a baking dish and glaze it with the remaining olive oil. Place the chicken drumsticks and bake them for 5 minutes or until browned. Remove the dish and add onion, salsa, tomato, capsicum and chicken stock. Turn the drumsticks to coat them evenly. Bake the chicken Drumsticks for another 50 minutes. Turn the drumsticks occasionally. Then add the beans and rice and bake for 20-25 minutes until the rice is tender. Once the chicken is cooked through, remove the dish from the oven.
Recipe TipYou can increase or decrease the amount of Mexican Chilli Powder as per your preference. Share your version of this recipeHow you tried making Mexican Chicken at home? Share your version with us!Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat can I do if I am not able to find canned beans?If canned kidney beans are not available, then you can boil them at home and keep them ready for the recipe. Can I add more vegetables?Yes. You can add more vegetables. Mexican cuisine uses vegetables such as onion, jalapenos, zucchini, tomatoes, potatoes, corn and more.