Easy All Purpose Chipotle Chicken Gluten Free

Easy All Purpose Chipotle Chicken Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 2-3 chicken breasts pounded thin (1 pound)
  • Chipotle Chicken Rub
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk chicken rub ingredients together and rub evenly all over chicken breasts. Time permitting, allow chicken to sit for 30 minutes at room temperature or refrigerate up to 8 hours then bring to room temperature before cooking.*
  2. STOVETOP DIRECTIONS
  3. If chicken has been refrigerated, let sit at room temperature for 15-30 minutes (time permitting).
  4. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Once very hot, add chicken and cook, undisturbed for 3-5 minutes, or until nicely browned (or blackened if you prefer) on one side.
  5. Turn chicken over, cover, and reduce heat to medium. Cook for approximately 5-7 more minutes (depending on thickness of chicken), or until chicken is cooked through. Remove to a cutting board and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  6. GRILLING DIRECTIONS
  7. If chicken has been refrigerated, let sit at room temperature for 15-30 minutes (time permitting).
  8. Meanwhile, grease and preheat the grill to medium heat, 375-450°F.
  9. Grill chicken undisturbed for 5-7 minutes per side, or until chicken is cooked through. (An inserted thermometer should read 165 degrees F.)
  10. Remove chicken from grill and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.