Jalapeno Peach Chicken

Here’s the thing…I’m jalapeno obsessed.  I kind of love them on everything.  Right now, I have this yummy jalapeno peach jam in my fridge that I’m using on my breakfast sandwiches in the morning…so I thought, I should take that flavor combination and turn it into a supper.  
This is such a good weeknight method because you can make the chicken for the whole family and then just add the relish to those who want it and for everyone else (I’m talking about those kiddos of yours!), you could just serve the chicken with ketchup or BBQ sauce.  One basic chicken recipe with a bonus jalapeno peach relish…easy!
One other thing…you can use one jalapeno pepper in this dish or you can chop up some jarred deli jalapenos.  Just drain off a few pieces and chop.  So simple!


This recipe serves four.
Shopping List
4 boneless chicken breast halves
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups all-purpose flour
salt and pepper
1 1/2 cups of peach preserves
1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped 
about 6 green onions, chopped
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly spray with Pam (for easy clean up).
In one shallow dish, lightly beat your two eggs (I use a pie plate).  In a second shallow dish, add in your flour and a generous pinch of salt and pepper.
Dip each piece of chicken first in bread crumbs, then in your beaten egg and then back in your breadcrumbs.  Place on baking sheet and repeat with the rest of your chicken.
Bake chicken about 20 minutes or until nice and crispy and the juices run clear when pierced with a fork.
To make the jalapeno peach relish, combine the peach preserves with your chopped jalapeno and green onions (reserving a few pieces for garnish) in a bowl.  Keep refrigerated until you’re ready to serve.
Remove the chicken from the oven and garnish with your jalapeno peach relish.
Whether your family has the relish or not…this is a great chicken recipe for busy weeknights.
Enjoy!
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  • Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} June 11, 2015 at 10:48 am

    This combo sounds so yummy!

  • Narci June 11, 2015 at 11:19 am

    Yum!! Looks delicious! I need to get some If that!!

  • Shelby June 11, 2015 at 1:03 pm

    This looks SO delish! I have always been "scared" of cooking with jalapeños, but I love their flavor, & this looks amazing! I also like the kid-friendly option of reserving it! Happy Thursday!

  • Natalie Zambreski June 11, 2015 at 2:12 pm

    Shay this seriously sounds SO good! I'm such a sucker for sweet and spicy (must be a Texas girl thing!) and any jalapeno/jam combo makes my heart skip a beat!

  • Anonymous June 11, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    Sounds delicious! I'm always looking for new ways to make chicken. What do you serve it with as a side?

  • Kristin Stores June 12, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    I'm so sorry if you've already said this somewhere- but what brand is the jalapeño/peach jelly? I looked at Publix today and didn't see any. It sounds so good! Thanks!!

  • adrienne chyba June 13, 2015 at 10:10 pm

    Made this for the fam tonight…it's one of my new favorites! was out of flour, so I used Panko instead. just mixin' & matchin' over here 🙂

  • Leslie Roberts Clingan July 21, 2015 at 5:37 pm

    I made this last night. Was a little confused whether I was to drudge the chicken in flour or bread crumbs. Kinda did both, a little flour and a lot more Panko bread crumbs. It was truly scrumptious. My PC (Prince Charming) loved it. Served with cheesy mashed potatoes and snap peas and beans. Thank you so much. http://onceuponatimehappilyeverafter.com