Creamy Chipotle Chicken

Creamy Chipotle Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced fine
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoon of SPRIG Chipotle Adobado sauce (adjust the quantity as per personal spice preference)
  • 100 grams cream cheese (you can substitute cream cheese with heavy cream)
  • ½ cup chicken stock (can use water)
  • 3 tablespoon Greek yogurt (you can substitute Greek yogurt with plain thick curd)

 

Method

  • Rinse chicken breasts well and pat dry with paper towel.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and ground pepper to taste on both sides. Rub it to spread evenly.
  • Heat a shallow pan with 2 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Place chicken breasts on the pan and sear it on one side for about 4-5 minutes. Turnover and sear on other side for 4 minutes.
  • Remove seared chicken from pan onto a plate. Cover the Aluminium foil and keep aside.
  • Into the same pan add remaining 2 tablespoon oil.
  • Add finely diced onions and saute for about 3 to 4 minutes or until onions turn translucent.
  • Add finely minced garlic and cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Add cream cheese, SPRIG Chipotle Adobado sauce and chicken stock into the pan. Whisk and stir to make a smooth consistency sauce. Alternatively you can add cream cheese, SPRIG Chipotle Adobado hot sauce into a blender and blend into smoother consistency before adding it to the pan.
  • Let the sauce come to boil.
  • Add back seared chicken breasts into the pan along with all the juices from the plate in which chicken was resting. Cover and simmer for 7 to 12 minutes depending on the size of the chicken breasts you use.
  • Turn off flame and stir in Greek yogurt.
  • Serve creamy chipotle chicken recipe over a bed of steamed rice. Sprinkle few chopped coriander leaves for garnish. Serve immediately. It tastes best when served immediately hot.
  • This can also be serve over boiled pasta like linguine or fettuccine.

 

Recipe & Photo Credits: Ms. Jyothi Rajesh (IG: @currytrail)

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