Chipotle Lime Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.9
  • Total Fat: 11.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 87.6 mg
  • Sodium: 122.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 35.1 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
    1 chipotle chile in adobo, minced
    1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce, from the canned peppers
    1/4 cup lime juice
    1 garlic clove, minced
    1/4 cup olive oil
    2 tablespoons honey


1 Preheat grill to moderate heat for gas or medium indirect heat for charcoal and AWAY from fire, lightly oil or spray COOL cooking rack for easy cleaning.
2 Mix minced pepper, adobo sauce, lime juice,garlic, oil and pour half into resealable bag. DO NOT add the honey. That comes later. Reserve the rest for basting.
3 Season chicken with salt and pepper- sometimes we use season salt or lemon pepper for a twist.
4 Add chicken to bag and allow to marinate for 15 minutes. No need to refrigerate for this short time.
5 Remove chicken from marinade and place on preheated grill. Discard used marinade.
6 Grill chicken about 4-5 minutes then flip over and cook another 4-5 minutes.
7 Now add the honey to RESERVED marinade and baste chicken. Immediately flip chicken and baste the other side. Grill until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
8 Remove from grill and pour any remaining RESERVED sauce on top.
Note: This can be done on an indoor grill as well. Make sure you spray or oil it before heating grill.
OAMC: If freezing ahead: Put ingredients in a ziploc bag and place in freezer, flattened. To cook from frozen: Thaw in refrigerator. Cook as directed above.

Serving Size: 6 svgs

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANGIETUNIE.

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