Lemon Chipotle Chicken Recipe


Baked Lemon Chipotle Chicken is so good and so easy to make!  You can make this Lemon Chipotle Chicken as hot and spicy as your want.  You be the judge!  You will also be happy to discover that this chicken recipe is using low fat ingredients and it is baked.  A great to find delicious and healthier recipe for make for dinner.
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Lemon Chipotle Chicken


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Lemon Chipotle Chicken Recipe:
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Southwest
Keyword: Lemon Chipotle Chicken Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 177.5 kcal
  • 2 tablespoons canned chipotle chiles  in adobo sauce, minced (or to taste)*
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (reduced calorie)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 (6 to 7 ounces each) chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless
  • 4 tablespoons bread crumbs
  1. In a small bowl, combine chipotle chiles, mayonnaise, and lemon juice.

  2. 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.

  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  4. Before baking sprinkle 1 tablespoon breads crumbs on top of each chicken breast.

  5. 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).

  6. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Chipotle Chicken Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177.5 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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