Five Spice Creamy Chipotle Chicken

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We´ve all heard of chipotle-mayo, haven´t we?  BUT have you ever thought about chipotle-mustard?  Ahaaa!  I got to thinking about how good this combination would be, and concocted up this chicken that turned out beautifully.

Okay, so by now you might have noticed I´m a big fan of chipotle peppers.  I use them in a lot of my cooking.  I just love their rich, smoky, almost sweet flavor.  Go with me, here.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ cup adobo sauce
  • 2-3 chipotle peppers, chopped, de-seeded
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup half and half
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup cream cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:

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  1. Once you´ve cubed your chicken, put it in a bowl along with the salt, garlic powder, adobo sauce, chopped chipotle peppers, cayenne, paprika and mustard.  Mix it all together with a spoon, or your hands.  Yes, it´s a little messy, but it smells wonderful.
  2. Melt butter in an open skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Put saucy chicken in the skillet and let it cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occassionally.
  4. Add half and half, milk and cream cheese one at a time, stirring well.
  5. Once your sauce looks homogeneous, turn heat down to low.
  6. Cover and let cook for 10 minutes.

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I serve this one over rice with a side of steamed broccoli.  Enjoy!

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  1. OMG, Chela! Jay’s been on me to check out this site. Full disclosure, i don’t like thinking about food until I’m ready to eat it. I don’t like cooking shows for that reason. It’s not like I’m some skinny minnie that doesn’t like food. I need to lose weight. I can put on the feedbag like nobody’s business! Especially sweets! All this is just to say that I resisted checking out this site because temptation is too temptingly tempting for me. I was right! The pictures on that front page are AMAZING! As soon as we settle into a new house, Jay is looking forward to trying your recipes. He DOES love to cook and he DOES love cooking shows and trying out recipes, etc. You have a loyal food fan in Jay. And I look forward to eating from this obsession you two share! Thanks, Chela! I

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