Recipe by Rita~
Chicken sweetened with honey and kicked up with Chipotles in abobo sauce for added smokness. Serve over a bed of greens, a bed of rice, in a wrap, or with any favorite summer salad. Tenderizing Chicken Breasts in this method keeps the meat from sticking and tearing, plus there is no mess. Wet the inside of a gallon freezer bag with a little water or oil. Place one or two (depending on size) boneless, skinless chicken breasts inside the bag - seal part way. Lay the bag on a work surface and pound the meat to the desired thickness.
Top Review by Dr. Jenny
We made this chicken tonight for dinner and enjoyed it. It was very moist and very flavorful. I followed the directions as posted, except for using olive oil instead of vegetable oil, 3 chipotles in adobo, and 2 large garlic cloves, minced. I used the cilantro, which I find from previous experience goes well in a lime chicken marinade. I marinated for 2.5 hours and served with a salad on the side. Thanks, Rita.
- 2 lbs chicken breasts, seasoned with
- salt and pepper
- 1 bunch scallion (about 6 sliced)
- 1⁄3 cup honey
- 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil
- 1 lime, juice and zest of
- 1 -2 chipotle chile in adobo, minced (to taste)
- 2 -4 tablespoons minced parsley (and or cilantro)