Mexican Chicken

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
10 mins
2 hrs

I got this recipe from two friends at my bridal shower. I eliminated the olives and it was still good. I served it with Mexican rice...Yummy!

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Add flour, chili powder, oregano, salt, and pepper to the large plastic bag.
  3. Place chicken pieces in bag and shake well until fully covered with the mixture.
  4. Place chicken in greased baking dish.
  5. Cover the chicken with the melted margarine/butter (I use liquid spray butter).
  6. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour.
  7. Remove foil and add onions, olives, and water.
  8. Cover with foil again and bake for 50 minutes.
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5 5

wow the flavour of this is just outstanding! i used veggie spray instead of the butter and chopped black olives. The most delicious chicken we have had in a long time. The chili powder, oregano, onion, and black olives are a fantastic combo, Loved the way the coating cooked for the first hour to a wonderful golden colour. To be honest I was afraid the chicken might end up dry but not so, it was lovely and moist! I used skinless boneless chicken breasts; they were perfect and just did two for us but did make the recipe amounts of everything else. I will be making this again, thanks for posting.