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One Ingredient Chipotle Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce is all you need to take your grilled chicken from bland to smokey and spicy.

Keyword Chipotle Chicken, Pineapple Salsa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Renee Fuentes


Chipotle Chicken

  • 2 lbs Chicken Breast or Thighs
  • 2 Tbsp Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (Can) I used 2 full Tbsp and it had some good heat. Use more or less depending on your spice tolerance.
  • 1 Tbsp Oil To prevent chicken from sticking to the grill.
  • 1 tsp Salt

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

  • 1 Cup Fresh Pineapple Cut into small chunks
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Red Onion
  • ½ tsp Salt


Chipotle Chicken

  1. Use desired amount of chipotle peppers and place in a small bowl. With a spoon break up the pepper. Mix Chicken, chipotles, salt, and oil in a bowl or zip top bag and distribute marinade evenly. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight.

  2. Place on grill or a cast iron skillet on the stove and cook till internal temp reads 165 degrees.

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

  1. Remove ends of Pineapple, then stand up right and slice off outer skin. Cut into small pieces, i used about 1 cup of pineapple.

  2. Mix with chopped cilantro, red onion, lime juice, and salt.

  3. Serve with cauliflower rice, regular rice, over mixed greens, or as a taco.