Orange Chipotle Chicken

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"This is out of a clean eating magazine."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (248.7 g)
  • Calories 346.6
  • Total Fat - 6.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 96.4 mg
  • Sodium - 393.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 32.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.9 g
  • Sugars - 9.3 g
  • Protein - 38 g
  • Calcium - 43.8 mg
  • Iron - 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 12.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a small bowl, combine chile powder, cumin and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high.

Step 3

Tilt skillet to coat bottom lightly

Step 4

Season both sides of chicken with Chile-cumin mixture and cook for 3 minutes per side or until no longer pink in center.

Step 5

Remove from skillet and set aside.

Step 6

Add orange juice and maple syrup to juice and bits left in skillet and cook for 1 minute to thicken slightly (until it measures 1/4 cup liquid), stirring constantly.

Step 7

Remove from heat, stir in chipotle chiles in adobo sauce and orange zest.

Step 8

Add chicken back to skillet, return to heat and cook for 1 minute on medium-high, tuning constantly.

Step 9

In a medium bowl, combine rice, cilantro and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Step 10

Serve chicken over rice and spoon any excess gaze over top of chicken pieces.


No special items needed.

2 Reviews


This was great, I loved the sweet of maple syrup mixed with chipotle heat


review by:
(20 Aug 2019)

Daily Inspiration

Delicious! Loved the orange flavor and the little "bite" from the chipotle in adobo sauce. Might even try grilling the chicken next time and serving it with the orange sauce drizzled over it. Served along with some steamed broccoli and the cilantro rice.


(23 Mar 2016)

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