Cuban Chicken Over Rice & Peas

cuban chicken

I happen to love chicken. That’s evident due to the gazillion chicken recipes I have on the site right now. It will stay that way:-). Here’s a recipe that’s super simple and is a great addition to your week night recipe arsenal.

NOTE: This recipe is only 263 calories per serving (as compared to 550 and up for normal cuban chicken recipes)


1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
4 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoon of annatto seeds (found in most grocery stores)
1 1/2 tablespoons of salt
1 table spook of pepper
1 teaspoon of black pepper
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of garlic powder
1/4 cup of fresh lime juice