How To Make Chipotle Chicken Thighs for Burritos
Savor these delicious and flavorful slow-cooked chipotle chicken thighs spiced with chipotle peppers, garlic, and spices. They taste perfect in burritos!
Slice 1 chipotle pepper open and remove the seeds.
Add the pepper and all of the adobo sauce from the can to an electric blender along with onion, cilantro, and garlic.
Reserve the remaining peppers for another use. Blend until smooth.
Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
Add the chicken and cook for about 5 minutes, turning as needed, until golden brown.
Mix in the blended chipotle sauce. Season with cumin, cayenne, salt, and black pepper.
Pour in the water to cover the chicken.
Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 2 hours until the chicken is easy to shred.
Red pepper flakes can be substituted for the cayenne.
- Calories: 766.72kcal
- Fat: 58.23g
- Saturated Fat: 14.88g
- Trans Fat: 0.31g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 25.72g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.00g
- Carbohydrates: 4.22g
- Fiber: 0.89g
- Sugar: 1.38g
- Protein: 53.73g
- Cholesterol: 315.23mg
- Sodium: 856.38mg
- Calcium: 35.18mg
- Potassium: 753.37mg
- Iron: 2.62mg
- Vitamin A: 274.99µg
- Vitamin C: 23.49mg
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