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Orange Chipotle Chicken

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
This flavorful chicken recipe is an easy and healthy dinner idea that can be prepared in just 30 minutes.


  • 1 1/2 cups instant brown rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce


  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Fluff with fork, add cilantro & set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix chili powder & cumin. Season both sides of chicken with spice mix.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Cook chicken 7-8 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  4. Add juice & syrup to skillet. Cook 1-2 minutes to thicken sauce, stirring constantly. Remove from heat & stir in peppers. 
  5. Serve chicken over rice & spoon extra sauce over chicken.


In a rush? Cut chicken into smaller pieces for faster cooking!

Nutrition Facts

4 servings servings per recipe
Serving size (209g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 100mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
    Total Sugars 9g  
Includes 6g Added Sugars
Protein 29g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 546mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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