Rating: 4.5 stars
50 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

Chipotle chile peppers add a delicious smoky and spicy flavor depth to this dish that is both warming and satisfying.

Recipe Summary

cook:
3 mins
additional:
3 hrs 27 mins
total:
3 hrs 55 mins
prep:
25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pat chicken dry using paper towels. Cut chicken breasts into 2 to 3 ounce portions; add to 6-quart slow cooker.

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, add onions and cook for 5 to 8 minutes until tender and beginning to brown.

  • Reduce heat and add garlic; cook for 1 minute.

  • Transfer onion mixture to electric blender or food processor.  Add chipotle chilies, water and bouillon powder.  Puree until smooth. Pour over chicken in slow cooker; cover.

  • Cook for 2 to 3 hours on HIGH, stirring once, cooking until chicken is tender and at least 170 degrees F.

  • Whisk together sour cream and cream cheese until smooth. Stir into chicken mixture. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Continue cooking for 15 to 20 minutes on LOW or until heated through.

  • Delicious served with rice, black beans, vegetables and warm corn tortillas. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Tips

Recipe Note:  Canned "Chipotle Chile Peppers in Adobo Sauce" can be found in the Latin/Hispanic section of most grocery stores.  Adjust spiciness by adding more or less of the peppers and sauce.

Nutrition Facts

375 calories; protein 32.4g; carbohydrates 4.7g; fat 24.9g; cholesterol 115.8mg; sodium 376mg. Full Nutrition
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