This chicken is so good and so easy to make! You can make it as hot and spicy as your want. You be the judge!
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Baked Lemon Chipotle Chicken Recipe
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
2 tablespoons minced canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (or to taste)*
1/2 cup reduced calorie (light) mayonnaise
Juice of 1 lemon
4 (6 to 7 ounces each) chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless
4 tablespoons bread crumbs
Chipotle Chiles are dried, smoked jalapenos canned in a spicy tomato sauce, which is sometimes called adobo sauce. They
are available in your grocery store in the Latin section.
In a small bowl, combine chipotle chiles, mayonnaise, and lemon juice.
In a baking dish, arrange the chicken in one layer; coat them completely on all
sides with the chipotle/mayonnaise mixture.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Before baking sprinkle 1 tablespoon breads crumbs on top of each chicken breast.
Baked approximately 20 minutes or until a
meat thermometer registers an
internal temperature of 165 degrees F. (juices will run clear when cut with the tip of a knife).
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Makes 4 servings.