This chicken marinade honey chipotle chicken is so delicious and worth the effort, you should make it and see for yourselves.
Ingredients For Honey Chipotle Chicken.
1-1/2 lbs chicken breast or tender.
1 tbsp olive or avocado oil.
1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice.
1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice.
1 tsp chipotle powder
2 tsp sweet paprika
2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
2 tbsp raw honey.
1/2 cup tahini
3 chipotle peppers in adobo
3 cloves fresh garlic
1/4 cup green onion
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil.
Grains; cooked quinoa or brown rice
Greens; arugula, romaine or baby spinach
Vegetables; cherry tomatoes, avocado, cucumber or red onions.
To prepare the chicken.
Chop the chicken into bite-sized cubes and transfer it to a sealable container or reusable bag.
To make the marinade.
In a small bowl, add all the marinade ingredients and whisk until well combined.
Pour the marinade over the chicken and seal, gently shake to get all chicken pieces evenly coated with your marinade.
Allow the chicken to marinate in the fridge for at least 1 hour or overnight.
To cook the chicken, discard all marinade.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the marinated chicken in a single layer and cook undisturbed for about 3 minutes.
Stir and continue to cook until chicken is nicely browned and cooked through, about 8-10 minutes in total.
TO MAKE DRESSING.
Place all dressing ingredients in a food processor, or high-speed blender, pulse until you have a nice, creamy dressing consistency.
To assemble the bowls.
Add 1/2 cup of cooked grains of choice to each bowl.
Add twice the amount of greens, about 1 packed cup to each.
Top with cooked chipotle chicken, vegetables and garnish with herbs of choice.
Drizzle with dressing and enjoy your honey chipotle chicken.