Jalapeño Chicken with Georgia Peaches

Jalapeño Chicken with Georgia Peaches

Seasoned chicken breasts are roasted surrounded by peaches, jalapeños, garlic and lemon.


  • 2 whole chicken breasts with skin and bones about 2 pounds total), halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 ripe Georgia peaches, pitted and quartered
  • 3 medium onions, quartered lengthwise
  • 6 jalapeño chiles, quartered lengthwise and seeded
  • 6 large garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • Accompaniment: basmati rice


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and arrange skin sides up, in an 18 x 11 1/2-inch roasting pan.
  3. Drizzle chicken with oil and roast for 20 minutes.
  4. Scatter peaches, onions, jalapeños, garlic, and lemon over and around chicken.
  5. Reduce temperature to 375 degrees F and roast chicken, covered with foil, 30 minutes more.
  6. Remove foil and roast chicken, basting occasionally with pan juices, until peaches and onions are soft, about 30 minutes more.
  7. Transfer chicken mixture to a platter, spooning any pan juices over it.
  8. Serve chicken with rice.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Georgia Peach Council.