Chicken Chipotle

Chicken Chipotle
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Bake 375°F 40 mins to 45 mins Cook 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, seeded
  • 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce, from can
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tomatillos, papery skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 4 chicken breast halves, on the bone with skin (2 pounds total)
Sauce:
  • 10 tomatillos, papery skin removed
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, cut in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce, from can

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Puree chile, adobo sauce, salt, tomatillos and oil in food processor.

3. Place chicken in 9-inch baking pan. Loosen skin with fingers. Spoon half of chile mixture underneath skin. Spoon remainder over top.

4. Bake in 375 degrees F oven 40 to 45 minutes or until no longer pink near bone.

Prepare sauce:

5. Puree tomatillos, broth, onion, garlic, salt, oil and adobo sauce in blender or food processor. Pour into saucepan. Simmer for 12 minutes to blend flavors. To serve, divide sauce among 4 plates. Top each with chicken breast.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 461, Fat, total (g): 27, chol. (mg): 111, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 15, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 42, sodium (mg): 358, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.