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This super simple, 5 ingredient Orange Chipotle Chicken will make weeknight dinners a snap. Fresh orange and spicy chipotle marry together for the yummiest marinade.

Orange Chipotle Chicken

This super simple, 5 ingredient Orange Chipotle Chicken will make weeknight dinners a snap. Fresh orange and spicy chipotle marry together for the yummiest marinade.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chipotle chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Meg's Everyday Indulgence

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 large oranges, zested and juiced
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. adobo sauce from can
  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs

Instructions

  1. Whisk together olive oil, garlic, salt, orange zest, orange juice, chipotles and adobo together in a bowl with a lid. Add chicken and toss to coat. Marinate for 1 to 4 hours.

  2. Preheat grill over medium heat. Grill chicken for about 7 minutes per side, until charred and cooked through.