Creamy Chipotle Chicken

This recipe is delicious and definitely brings the heat! It’s quick to prepare and the ingredients are fairly cheap.

I served this dish on a bed of minute rice and sauteed some zucchini but it will pair well with any grain or vegetable!

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Serves 2


  • 2 medium chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 lime
  • 3 cloves of garlic – minced
  • ½ small red onion – diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • Cilantro (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan
  3. Saute garlic and diced red onion until the onion is soft
  4. Add the chicken broth and the cream cheese
  5. Stir until the cream cheese is completely melted
  6. Add the juice of one lime, 2 tbsp of adobo sauce, and 1 chipotle pepper finely minced
  7. Stir until well combined
  8. Coat an oven safe dish with nonstick spray and place the chicken breasts in the center
  9. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper then pour sauce over chicken
  10. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the chicken reaches 165 degrees
  11. Feel free to sprinkle some chopped cilantro on top and serve on a bed of rice with veggies.

One thought on “Creamy Chipotle Chicken

  1. Ashley Goodenough says:

    I am definitely not the worlds best cook but I followed this recipe and it turned out amazing! I didn’t think I’d be able to find chipotle peppers in adobo sauce at my local grocery store because I’ve never even heard of it but I did! This is now a house favorite and I’ll be keeping this recipe for future meals. I love how easy Carly’s meals are to follow and can be done without needing a bunch of things your average person wouldn’t have in their kitchen.


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