Grilled Chipotle Chicken

Grilled Chipotle Chicken is a delicious recipe that takes only (12-16) minutes on the grill. It is well seasoned with a rub made from chipotle seasoning, paprika, brown sugar, onion powder and salt. It’s topped with a buttermilk, chives and sour cream sauce. Serve with salad greens for a delicious summer or spring meal. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (4) servings. Grilled Chipotle Chicken will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.grilled-chipotle-chicken

Cooking Time: 12-16 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup light sour cream
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 Tbsp minced fresh chives
1 tsp salt, divided
1/4 tsp coarse ground black pepper
2 tsp chipotle seasoning
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp onion powder
(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Fresh salad greens

DIRECTIONS:

1. For the Sauce: In a small bowl combine the sour cream, buttermilk, chives, the black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.

2. For The Rub: Stir together the chipotle seasoning, paprika, brown sugar, onion powder and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Rub onto chicken.

3. Preheat grill to medium. Place chicken on grill and cook 6 to 8 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Divide chicken into 4 (4 oz) pieces. Serve with the sauce and salad greens.

Yield: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 190, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g, Cholesterol: 85mg, Sodium: 800mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 27g, Vitamin A: 25 %DV, Vitamin C: 6 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 6 %DV

Original recipe and image from: Hy-Vee, Inc. https://www.hy-vee.com/meal-solutions/recipes/Chipotle-Chicken-with-Buttermilk-Chive-Sauce-R6537.aspx

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