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Baked Cuban Chicken

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was inspired by a take-out restaurant in Florida and perfected by my mother. For all of you who are looking for a different way to have your chicken, try this recipe! A favorite in this household. Serve with rice and peas or quartered roast potatoes."
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2 h 5 m servings 270
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Place chicken pieces in a large bowl. Add onion, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, allspice, onion powder, cumin, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Stir thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour, or overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add chicken pieces, reserving marinade in the bowl. Pan-fry chicken until browned, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to the prepared baking dish. Pour reserved marinade on top.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until juices run clear, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 270 calories; 12.9 9.5 28.4 87 218 Full nutrition

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This was excellent! The chicken stayed moist and had a ton of flavor. I was unable to find thighs due to the panic in the country right now so I just used extra drumsticks. This recipe is a keep...