Yummy All Purpose Chipotle Chicken

Easy All Purpose Chipotle Chicken

 

I love simple recipes, and this is definitely one easy all purpose chicken meal that you can make anytime. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare, and 20 minutes to cook. The chicken is wonderfully delicious when cooked immediately, but I have also found that it is more flavorful if you decide to rub and marinate a little longer.

So bare in mind, we have not included the time for marinading your chicken.

A big thank you to Jen at Carlsbadcravings for this superb recipe.This is one of their yummy chicken recipes that we really love.

Here's what you'll need below,

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Here Are The Ingredients

 

  • 2-3 chicken breasts pounded thin (1 pound)
 
Chipotle Chicken Rub
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  1. In a small bowl, whisk chicken rub ingredients together and rub evenly all over chicken breasts. Time permitting, allow chicken to sit for 30 minutes at room temperature or refrigerate up to 8 hours then bring to room temperature before cooking.*
  2. STOVETOP DIRECTIONS
  3. If chicken has been refrigerated, let sit at room temperature for 15-30 minutes (time permitting).
  4. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Once very hot, add chicken and cook, undisturbed for 3-5 minutes, or until nicely browned (or blackened if you prefer) on one side. Turn chicken over, cover, and reduce heat to medium. Cook for approximately 5-7 more minutes (depending on thickness of chicken), or until chicken is cooked through. Remove to a cutting board and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  5. GRILLING DIRECTIONS
  6. If chicken has been refrigerated, let sit at room temperature for 15-30 minutes (time permitting).
  7. Meanwhile, grease and preheat the grill to medium heat, 375-450°F.
  8. Grill chicken undisturbed for 5-7 minutes per side, or until chicken is cooked through. (An inserted thermometer should read 165 degrees F.)
  9. Remove chicken from grill and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.

And that's it done,

Enjoy

Check out the original source for this recipe with all the directions as well as step-by-step photographs and helpful tips at:http://carlsbadcravings.com

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