Orange Chipotle Chicken

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Orange Chipotle Chicken

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Orange Chipotle Chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 422kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 ounce linguine pasta, dry
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 5 medium orange
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup, pure
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

Serve With

  • 2 medium zucchini

Instructions

  • Cook pasta as directed on package; drain and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix chili powder, cumin and salt. Heat grapeseed oil in a large skillet over medium. Rub seasoning onto chicken and place in skillet. Cook 4-5 minutes per side or until no longer pink in the center. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Zest and juice 1 orange. Chop the chipotle peppers. Set zest aside and add juice to skillet with maple syrup. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in peppers and 1 teaspoon of the zest. Return chicken to skillet and reheat.
  • Slice zucchini and sauté in hot skillet with the chicken for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Serve chicken on a bed of pasta with orange wedges and zucchini on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 231mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 10g

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