Chili Lime Chicken with Glazed Peaches – a fast and easy weeknight dinner highlighting fresh juicy peaches and can be made with either chicken breast or thigh meat.
We still have peaches at our farmers market and so I couldn’t resist slipping this one before they disappear, in just in case you still have them too. I love cooking with seasonal fruit, especially in savory dishes like this because they add such beautiful flavor, color and natural healthy sweetness, complementing meat incredibly well.
This Chili Lime Chicken with Glazed Peaches is very simple and easy to make- perfect for weeknights. For the photos, I used chicken breast, but upon remaking we decided we preferred chicken thighs -the overall dish tasted better, but you decide what is best for you.
The chicken is seasoned and quickly pan-seared then finished off in the oven to cook through. While the chicken bakes, quickly saute the peaches in the pan juices, with shallots, a drizzle of honey and squeeze of lime juice. So quick and easy. So yummy! Serve with a hearty salad or slaw, or the forbidden black rice from a couple of days ago.
Just give a quick saute- keeping the peaches intact. Shallots add depth along with the pan juices.
Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro ( or scallions).
This recipe was adapted from an older issue of Cooking Light Magazine.