Slow Cooked Chipotle Chicken

Slow Cooked Chipotle Chicken

"Chipotle chile peppers add a delicious smoky and spicy flavor depth to this dish that is both warming and satisfying."
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Ingredients

3 h 55 m servings 375 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.9 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 32.4 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 350 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pat chicken dry using paper towels. Cut chicken breasts into 2 to 3 ounce portions; add to 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, add onions and cook for 5 to 8 minutes until tender and beginning to brown.
  3. Reduce heat and add garlic; cook for 1 minute.
  4. Transfer onion mixture to electric blender or food processor.  Add chipotle chilies, water and bouillon powder.  Puree until smooth. Pour over chicken in slow cooker; cover.
  5. Cook for 2 to 3 hours on HIGH, stirring once, cooking until chicken is tender and at least 170 degrees F.
  6. Whisk together sour cream and cream cheese until smooth. Stir into chicken mixture. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Continue cooking for 15 to 20 minutes on LOW or until heated through.
  7. Delicious served with rice, black beans, vegetables and warm corn tortillas. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Footnotes

  • Recipe Note:  Canned "Chipotle Chile Peppers in Adobo Sauce" can be found in the Latin/Hispanic section of most grocery stores.  Adjust spiciness by adding more or less of the peppers and sauce.

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This was very good.. I subbed Greek yogurt for the sour cream. I wasn't sure about cooking this on high temp but I went ahead... it turned out great. I am sure you could also cook this on low fo...

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Even a dot of the sauce was way too hot for me. So now I know for next time.

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This was very good.. I subbed Greek yogurt for the sour cream. I wasn't sure about cooking this on high temp but I went ahead... it turned out great. I am sure you could also cook this on low fo...

I made this chicken recipe last night and it was absolutely delicious. First of all to get it out of the way: The recipe calls for 2 individual peppers - not 2 cans of peppers. I love chipotles,...

jennbo your problem was adding 2 cans, the recipe calls for only 2 peppers from the can. Hope this helps you. I use chipotle all the time and it is a delicious flavor to anything.

This was excellent. I sautéed the onions in 3 tbs of butter instead of oil and added 5 cloves of crushed garlic instead of 2. I also used 3 chipotle peppers instead of 2. The result was a delici...

Even a dot of the sauce was way too hot for me. So now I know for next time.

LOVED THIS FLAVOR! Easy crockpot recipe...I maybe would add only one chipotle chili next time...it was pretty spicy but absolute delicious! Served with white rice and, lettuce, fresh tomato and ...

This one of my favorite recipes off the app! I love it! I made a few additions though. First, I used 4 chipotle peppers. This might be too much for some, but I love chipotle so it was perfect fo...

We took this to a potluck and ended up bringing 2/3rds of it home so evidently we weren't the only ones who didn't like it.

This was delicious! I used it as the filling for my enchiladas.