Sweet and Tangy Chipotle Chicken

By: Renown Wellness Team

September 06, 2022

Chipotle chicken with vegetables, nuts and quinoa

If you have 5 minutes and a blender, you have homemade marinade!

This simple and quick grilled chipotle chicken recipe packs a smoky punch, complemented by the sweet and tangy flavors of honey and lime. Simply marinate and grill for an easy summer weeknight meal.

  • Course: Dinner, Tailgate
  • Cuisine: Mexican

  • Servings 6 people
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 16 mins


  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic smashed and peeled
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (i.e. Embasa brand)
  • 1 handful cilantro leaves
  • 1 juice of lime
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. In a blender or food processor, add olive oil, honey, salt, pepper, cumin, garlic, chipotles, cilantro and lime juice.
  2. Blend until the marinade is thick but not chunky.
  3. Pour over chicken and marinate for at least four hours {remove 30 minutes prior to grilling}.
  4. Heat your grill to medium/medium high heat and grill the chicken 6 to 8 minutes a side or until no longer pink.
  5. Let rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

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