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Chipotle Orange Chicken

  • 5 min
  • 35 min
  • 6
  • Easy
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chipotle orange chicken

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp dried chipotle chillies, ground, or chipotle seasoning
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1,8 kg small chicken thighs, trimmed of excess skin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 small oranges, cut into quarters
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced

Recipe Directions

  1. Heat grill on medium. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, chipotle chillies, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder and 1 tsp each salt and black pepper. In a large bowl or 3 baking dish, toss chicken with oil; sprinkle with spice mixture, then rub spices into chicken to coat evenly.
  2. Grill chicken, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked, turning over once. Grill oranges for 5 to 10 minutes or until grill marks appear. Transfer chicken to a serving platter. Squeeze juice from oranges all over chicken. Garnish with spring onions.
EACH SERVING About 2010kJ, 42g protein, 6g carbohyrdrate, 31g fat (8g saturated), 1 g fibre, 535 mg sodium.

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