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Chicken with Citrus Chipotle Cream

Chicken with Citrus Chipotle CreamAdd some smoky pizzazz to the family meal with this chicken dish featuring a delectable creamy chipotle sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

Chicken:
4 boneless skinless chicken breast
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried leaf oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
Canola cooking spray

Sauce:
1 1/2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1/2 minced chipotle chili pepper
1 teaspoon adobo sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 medium tomato, seeded
4 lemon wedges (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Chicken: Coat a cold grill rack or broiler rack with cooking spray. Preheat grill or broiler.
  2. Combine the chili powder, 1 teaspoon of cumin, oregano and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in a small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of the chicken pieces.
  3. Place chicken over preheated grill or broiler pan, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in the center.
  4. For Sauce: Combine the remaining ingredients, except the tomato and lemon wedges. Stir until well blended.
  5. To Serve: Place chicken on 4 individual plates. Top evenly with the sauce and sprinkle tomatoes over all. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 210; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 75mg; Total Carbs: 5g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 28g; Sodium: 690mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of CanolaInfo.org.