Sheet Pan Cheesy Jalapeño Chicken with Mexican Potatoes & Green Beans
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Sheet Pan Cheesy Jalapeño Chicken

with Mexican Potatoes & Green Beans

35 MIN
2 Servings
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Chefs! We’re bringing you a series of recipes designed with ease of cooking and cleanup in mind, but without sacrificing the incredible flavors you’ve come to expect from a classic Blue Apron meal. In this dish, our chicken breasts are generously covered by a blanket of melty monterey jack cheese mixed with spicy pickled jalapeño, creamy mayo, and bold Mexican spices. We're using some of the same spices to coat our side of roasted potatoes—perfectly balanced by a sprinkle of cotija and fresh lime juice.

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Sheet Pan Cheesy Jalapeño Chicken with Mexican Potatoes & Green Beans
Title
  • 2 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • ¾ lb Potatoes
  • 6 oz Green Beans
  • 2 oz Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1 oz Sliced Pickled Jalapeño Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Mexican Spice Blend (Ancho Chile Powder, Smoked Paprika, Garlic Powder, Ground Cumin & Dried Mexican Oregano)
  • 1 Lime
  • 2 Tbsps Grated Cotija Cheese
  • 2 Tbsps Mayonnaise
  • ½ oz Pickled Peppadew Peppers
Prepare the ingredients & make the cheesy topping
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the cheesy topping

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the potatoes into 1/2-inch rounds. Cut off and discard any stem ends from the green beans; place in a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Quarter the lime. Grate the monterey jack on the large side of a box grater. Roughly chop the peppadew peppers. Roughly chop the jalapeño pepper. Thoroughly wash your hands, knife, and cutting board immediately after handling. In a bowl, combine the grated monterey jack, mayonnaise, half the spice blend, and as much of the chopped jalapeño pepper as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be; season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. 

Roast & finish the potatoes
2 Roast & finish the potatoes

Place the potato rounds on a sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil; season with salt, pepper, and the remaining spice blend. Toss to coat; arrange in an even layer. Roast 19 to 21 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven. Evenly top with the cotija and the juice of 2 lime wedges

Start the chicken
3 Start the chicken

Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry with paper towels; season with salt and pepper on both sides. Transfer to one side of a separate sheet pan. Roast 11 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Leaving the oven on, remove from the oven.

Finish & serve your dish
4 Finish & serve your dish

Carefully add the seasoned green beans to the other side of the sheet pan of partially roasted chicken; arrange in an even layer. Evenly spread the cheesy topping onto the partially roasted chicken. Return to the oven and roast 7 to 9 minutes, or until the green beans are tender when pierced with a fork, the cheese is melted, and the chicken is cooked through.* Remove from the oven. Serve the roasted chicken and green beans with the finished potatoes. Garnish the green beans with chopped peppadew peppers. Serve the remaining lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!

*The USDA recommends a minimum safe cooking temperature of 165°F for chicken.

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Prepare the ingredients & make the cheesy topping
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the cheesy topping

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the potatoes into 1/2-inch rounds. Cut off and discard any stem ends from the green beans; place in a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Quarter the lime. Grate the monterey jack on the large side of a box grater. Roughly chop the peppadew peppers. Roughly chop the jalapeño pepper. Thoroughly wash your hands, knife, and cutting board immediately after handling. In a bowl, combine the grated monterey jack, mayonnaise, half the spice blend, and as much of the chopped jalapeño pepper as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be; season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. 

2 Roast & finish the potatoes

Place the potato rounds on a sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil; season with salt, pepper, and the remaining spice blend. Toss to coat; arrange in an even layer. Roast 19 to 21 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven. Evenly top with the cotija and the juice of 2 lime wedges

Roast & finish the potatoes
Start the chicken
3 Start the chicken

Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry with paper towels; season with salt and pepper on both sides. Transfer to one side of a separate sheet pan. Roast 11 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Leaving the oven on, remove from the oven.

4 Finish & serve your dish

Carefully add the seasoned green beans to the other side of the sheet pan of partially roasted chicken; arrange in an even layer. Evenly spread the cheesy topping onto the partially roasted chicken. Return to the oven and roast 7 to 9 minutes, or until the green beans are tender when pierced with a fork, the cheese is melted, and the chicken is cooked through.* Remove from the oven. Serve the roasted chicken and green beans with the finished potatoes. Garnish the green beans with chopped peppadew peppers. Serve the remaining lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!

*The USDA recommends a minimum safe cooking temperature of 165°F for chicken.

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