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Chicken in Spicy Chipotle Sauce

Tara Donne
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
This spicy chicken entrée is is soon to be a hot commodity at your house. Pair with rice for a perfect side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (6- to 8-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, slivered
  • 1/2 cup canned crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Nutrition Information

  • calories 213
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 28 g
  • carbohydrate 10 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 73 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 321 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Season chicken with 1/4 teaspoon each salt, chipotle powder, and oregano. Sauté chicken about 4 minutes or until golden brown on 1 side. Turn chicken over, and add garlic to pan; cook 1 minute.

  2. Combine tomatoes, 1/3 cup water, and remaining salt, chipotle powder, and oregano in bowl. Add to pan with chicken; bring to boil. Reduce to simmer; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes or until chicken is almost done. Add corn and scallions; cook 2 minutes more or until chicken is cooked thoroughly and corn is heated through. Serve with lime wedges.

Cook's Notes

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