20 October, 2015
Roasted Chicken With Chipotle Cinnamon Orange GlazeComments : 3 Posted in : Chicken, Dressings - Marinades - Salsas - Sauces, Main Dish on by : Cook Plate Fork Tags: 2012 salmonella outbreak, Associated Press, Autumn, Bankruptcy, Berkeley, California, chicken breasts, Chili pepper, chilli pepper, chipotles, Eastern New Mexico, Himalayan salt, New Mexico, orange glaze, orange zest, Peanut butter, Portales, roasted chicken recipe, Roasting, Scovilla heat units, Tex-Mex
The word chipotle is derived from chilpoctli an Aztec word, and is a smoked red dried jalapeño chili from Mexico.
The chili is used in Mexican prepared foods as well as Mexican-American, Tex-Mex, and prepared dishes of the Southwestern parts of the US, like New Mexico.
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The glaze can be used as a dipping sauce for sweet potato fries, baked ham, turkey, pork or beef ribs and even chicken.
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Chipotle Cinnamon Orange Glaze
1 teaspoon chipotle in adobe
Juice from 1/2 an orange
1 1/2 teaspoon raw honey
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 to 2 garlic cloves
2 teaspoons orange zest
1/2 teaspoon powdered cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
Blend together in a blender until smooth. Makes 1 cup.
Roasted Chicken With Chipotle Cinnamon Orange Glaze
Using a knife and make slits all over each boneless, skinless chicken breast. You can use breast’s with the skin on.
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Next, spoon on some sauce or glaze and spread out over the meat. Set aside for about 30 to 40 minutes and allow the flavor of the spices marinade the meat.
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Place chicken into a 350 degree preheated oven for for 40 minutes or until internal chicken temperature is 165 degrees.
Plate and serve with you favorite side dish.
Here are a few side dish suggestions.
- Peach & Shaved Fennel Salad
- Chickpea Carrot & Arugula Salad
- Carrot Cranberry Salad
- Mediterranean Potato Salad
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