DID YOU KNOW?
Chipotle chile peppers are actually jalapeno peppers that have been smoked. Chipotle is a great addition to any dish to which you’d like to add a bit of smokiness and heat – it pairs especially well with chicken and pork.
Video: Cooking Rice
Learn to cook the perfect pot of rice – Chef Jo has four kinds to share, two of which are sure to impress guests!
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- In a small bowl, combine chile powder, cumin and 1/4 tsp salt. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet to medium-high. Tilt skillet to coat bottom lightly. Season both sides of chicken with chile-cumin mixture and cook for 3 minutes per side or until no longer pink in center. Remove from skillet and set aside.
- Add orange juice and maple syrup to juice and bits left in skillet and cook for 1 minute to thicken slightly (until it measures 1/4 cup liquid), stirring constantly. Remove from heat, stir in chipotle chiles in adobo sauce and orange zest. Add chicken back to skillet, return to heat and cook for 1 minute on medium-high, turning constantly.
- In a medium bowl, combine rice, cilantro and remaining 1/4 tsp salt. Serve chicken over rice and spoon any excess glaze over top chicken pieces.
- Serving Size 3 oz chicken and 1/2 cup rice
- Calories 283
- Carbohydrate Content 32 g
- Cholesterol Content 32 mg
- Fat Content 4 g
- Fiber Content 2 g
- Protein Content 29 g
- Saturated Fat Content 1 g
- Sodium Content 337 mg
- Sugar Content 8 g
- Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g