Honey and chipotle make a fantastic combination, giving this chicken the perfect blend of sweet and heat.
Course Main Dishes
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 20minutes
1chipotle in adobominced (more if you like it spicier)
1 1/2teaspoonsDijon mustard
2Tablespoonsancho chili powderdivided
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
4boneless skinless chicken breasts
Fresh cilantro and thinly sliced chives for garnishoptional
Prepare your grill for high heat cooking.
In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, chipotle, mustard, 1 tablespoon of ancho powder, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoon of oil. Set aside.
Whisk together the remaining ancho powder with the coriander, cumin, paprika and remaining oil in a medium bowl. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then add them to the bowl. Toss to coat.
Place the chicken on the prepared grill and cook for 3-4 minutes. Flip the chicken and brush each piece with the chipotle-honey sauce. Cook for another 3-4 minutes, then flip and brush the other side. Cook for 1 minute, then flip once more. Cook for 1 more minute, then remove chicken from the grill.
Brush with additional sauce and sprinkle with cilantro and chives, if desired.