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  • Chipotle Chicken Breast

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 202
    Total Fat 8.5 g
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    Sodium 128 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Protein 8.5 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2
    Marinating time 2 hours to overnight

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Chipotle chile 1
    Adobo sauce 1 teaspoon
    Olive oil 1 tablespoon
    Clove garlic 1
    Red onion, chopped ¼
    Paprika 1 teaspoon
    Chili powder ½ teaspoon
    Cumin ½ teaspoon
    Juice of ½ lime
    Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2
    Directions
    1. In a blender or food processor, combine chile, adobo sauce, olive oil, garlic, onion, paprika, chili powder, cumin and lime juice and process until smooth. Reserve 2 tablespoons marinade in a small bowl, cover, and refrigerate. Combine remaining marinade and chicken in a large plastic resealable bag, shake to coat chicken, and marinate in the refrigerator 2 hours to overnight.
    2. Prepare grill. Grill chicken 5-7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through, brushing with reserved marinade during last 2-3 minutes of cooking.

    Exchanges4 very lean meats; 1.5 fats

    Side Suggestions: Grilled Corn on the CobBrush 2 teaspoons melted butter over 2 ears of husked corn. Wrap each ear with aluminum foil and grill 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally, until tender. Avocado salad. Arrange slices of avocado, tomato, and red onion on a large platter. Drizzle with olive oil and fresh lime juice, sprinkle with chopped cilantro, and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

    Side Suggestions: Avocado SaladArrange slices of avocado, tomato, and red onion on a large platter. Drizzle with olive oil and fresh lime juice, sprinkle with chopped cilantro, and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

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