Creamy Chipotle Chicken

Oh, this Chipotle sauce! Creamy, luscious, smoky, spicy… You would think by looking at it that it has a lot of cream or butter in it but no, It is all veggies and only a little Mexican cream

This is a great way to sneak in veggies in your meal and surprise your picky eaters. Tomatoes, carrots, celery, roasted peppers, onions and garlic. That is the body of this sauce and a great base for a lot of sauces and soups, but what really gives it that warmth and smokiness is the chipotle peppers. Such a comforting meal and a favorite weeknight dinner.

What you need to make Creamy Chipotle Chicken ,

Chicken breast

Oil

Tomatoes, very ripe

Carrtos

Celery

Garlic

Roasted piquillo peppers (Jarred)

Bay leaf

Chicken Bullion

Chipotle peppers in adobo

Mexican crema

Helpful tips and tricks to make Creamy Chipotle Chicken

I used two chicken breast and made 4 cutlets out of them but you can also buy them already cut. This recipe calls for one chipotle pepper, seeds removed, but if you don’t want a lot of heat (one pepper is a lot of heat to me) just use 1 tablespoon of the adobo sauce. You could also use greek yogurt to make this dish a little lighter. The trick is to not let the sauce boil. If it boils the Greek yogurt would cruddle with the heat. Always keep a gentle simmer.

How to Serve Creamy Chipotle Chicken

This dish is very hearty and rich so the best way to serve it is with white rice and veggies. A salad would also be great and crusty bread on the side. Do yourself a favor and dip that bread into the sauce. Just perfection.

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About

Hello, my name is Marisol Chancellor. I was born and raised in Monterrey Mexico. I’ve been living in Texas for 12 years and even when I love barbeque, fruit cobblers and sweet tea, there’s something that has the power of transporting me right back to my mom’s kitchen and gives me a little piece of home, cooking. I grew up in the kitchen and for me, memories are always linked to food, and behind the food, well, there’s always a story that comes along. So, please let me share with you my love for cooking and while we are at it, let’s share some memories, because let’s be honest, we are also hungry for nostalgia.

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