Chipotle and sugar combine to give this chicken recipe a sweet kick. Add in honey and cocoa powder, top with a flavorful mango chutney, and you have a dish that’s unexpectedly delicious.
CHIPOTLE COCOA RUB CHICKEN INGREDIENTS:
MANGO CHUTNEY INGREDIENTS:
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Combine chipotle, olive oil, the sugars, cocoa powder, honey and salt in a medium-sized bowl. Toss chicken until all pieces are completely coated with the rub. Marinate for 24 hours if time permits.
Place chicken on a nonstick baking pan, and place in oven for 35 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165° F.
To make the mango chutney, add olive oil, mango, plantain, red onion and peppers to a medium saucepot. Sauté for 3 minutes on medium heat. Add agave, cilantro and vinegar, and let it reduce for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Top chicken with mango chutney.