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Orange Chipotle Chicken
Healthy chicken recipes: Orange Chipotle Chicken from ONIE
Orange Chipotle Chicken

Servings:

4

Time:

30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups instant brown rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 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

Preparation

  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Fluff with fork, ad 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 8-10 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.

Encuentra la receta en español aquí

Tips/Notes

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