Jalapeno Chicken

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""This is out of a WW Cookbook called "Quick Cooking for Busy People" It had only 2 WW Points on the old program. DH gave it an excellent rating. Hope you enjoy! For a quick meal serve with grilled slices of veggies (zucchini, yellow squash, onion or peppers). For additional flavor, brush vegetables with remaining marinade before placing them on the grill. Cooking time does not include marinating time.""

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (160.2 g)
  • Calories 279.2
  • Total Fat - 4.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 96.4 mg
  • Sodium - 178.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 23.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 11.7 g
  • Protein - 35.9 g
  • Calcium - 31.7 mg
  • Iron - 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large heavy-duty, zip-top plastic bag.

Step 2

Add chicken; seal bag, and shake until chicken is coated well.

Step 3

Marinate in refrigerator 8 hours or overnight, turning bag occasionally.

Step 4

Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

Step 5

Coat grill rack with cooking spray, and place on grill over medium-hot coals (350°F-400°F).

Step 6

Place chicken on rack; grill, covered, 5 minutes on each side or until done.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Really enjoyed this chicken! I wasn’t quite sure how to melt the jalapeño jelly, but the microwave did the trick! And it wasn’t too spicy! Had a mild, pleasant heat. I let it marinate overnight.

review by:
(10 Apr 2021)


Yum! Last time I made this was on another site and I used a large chicken breast with skin. This time.....I actually made it according to the directions. lol. I marinated the chicken overnight and then grilled it the next day. This was delicious and we really enjoyed it a lot. Thanks for sharing, Teresa. Made for FYC tag.

review by:
(9 Nov 2015)