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Creamy Mexican Chipotle Chicken

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"It is best to use very small chicken fillets for this classic Mexican dish (pollo al chipotle). The chicken is simmered in a spicy, smoky Mexican sauce made with chipotle peppers and cream. [Recipe originally submitted to]"
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30 m servings 348
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Season chicken with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium to high heat. Saute chicken in the hot pan until browned, about 5 to 8 minutes per side.
  3. Mash chipotle peppers in a bowl with a fork and mix with cream. Pour over browned chicken and simmer until chicken is fully cooked, about 10 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 348 calories; 22.9 1.6 32.3 140 148 Full nutrition

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This will be a repeat for positive! I used Trader Joe's chicken tenders, and because they are so little I was not able to get a really good browning on them. I figured it was going to be easie...

I made this without the steamed white rice.

12 22 17 ... ... 'Not bad, but not a "wow" either. I increased the garlic by much. Fine, but not special. Department of th...