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    A marinade of tart ponzu and lime juice, jalapenos, and chiles gives this crispy braised chicken its spicy flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup lime ponzu
    • 2/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
    • 3 large tomatoes, halved horizontally and grated on the large holes of a box grater
    • 2 jalapenos, quartered lengthwise
    • 2 dried chiles de arbol
    • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves and stems separated
    • 1 head garlic, cloves divided and unpeeled
    • 1 large red onion, cut into 1-inch wedges
    • 6 chicken legs, skin on
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • Mexican Corn Cakes, for serving
    • Lime wedges, for serving
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved, for serving
    • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced, for serving
    • Sour cream, for serving

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 376 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 16.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 15.44%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 118 mg 39.2%
    • Sodium: 1269 mg 52.89%
    • Calcium: 83 mg 8.33%
    • Potassium: 548 mg 15.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.1%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.12%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 45 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 161%
    • Vitamin C 44.07%
    • Vitamin D 1.75%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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