Spicy and Smoky Chipotle Chicken Recipe

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Spicy and Smoky Chipotle Chicken Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
60mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on May 15, 2024

This chipotle chicken recipe is a perfect combination of spicy and smoky flavors that will leave your taste buds craving for more. The juicy and tender chicken is marinated in a chipotle sauce that gives it a rich and bold flavor. It's a perfect dish for a family dinner or a weekend barbecue.

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine chipotle peppers, garlic, olive oil, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Blend until smooth to make the marinade.
  3. Place chicken breasts in a large resealable plastic bag and pour the marinade over them.
  4. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  6. Remove chicken from the marinade and discard the marinade.
  7. Grill chicken for 6-7 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Chipotle peppers are smoked jalapeno peppers that add a unique and smoky flavor to dishes.
  • Chipotle chicken is a popular dish in Mexican cuisine and is often served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
  • This recipe can also be made in the oven by baking the chicken at 375°F for 25-30 minutes.