It's time to fire up the grill for Chipotle Chicken and Peaches! Grilled chicken breasts and fresh juicy peaches are seasoned with a hint of chipotle spice and glazed with sweet chili sauce for a sweet and spicy summer dinner!
Peach Chicken Recipe
Our Chipotle Chicken, seasoned with a hint of chipotle spice and garlic powder, is grilled to perfection then brushed with chili sauce and topped with grilled chili sauce glazed peaches. Oh my!
If you're looking for a mouthwatering chicken and peaches recipe, stop right here because you just found it!
I'm not willing to admit that summer is coming to an end just yet. When I see the bounty of peaches at the farmer's market and my local produce department I am assured that there's still a little bit of summer left....if even just a few more days. Being a Jersey girl means being a Jersey peach lover!
Did you know that Jersey is 4th in the nation for peach production producing between sixty and sixty six million pounds of peaches a year which is about 33 thousand tons?
And believe it or not, each and every single Jersey peach is picked by hand! Holy moly! I'm tired just writing about that!
But I'm not too tired to make this fabulously delicious peach chicken recipe and hang on to summer for just a little bit longer!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Make with nectarines
- Substitute boneless chicken thighs for the chicken breasts
- Add red pepper flakes for extra heat
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- sweet red chili dipping sauce and all purpose sauce
- chicken breasts
- kosher salt
- chipotle chile
- garlic powder
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It's time to fire up the grill for Chipotle Chicken N Peaches! Grilled chicken breasts and peaches are seasoned with a hint of chipotle spice and glazed with sweet chili sauce for a sweet and spicy summer dinner!
Preheat grill for direct-heat grilling.
Brush cut sides of peaches with 2 Tbs. chili sauce. Grill, cut side down, until just tender, 3-4 minutes. Reserve.
Season chicken with kosher salt, chipotle chili pepper and garlic powder.
Grill chicken until juices run clear and meat thermometer reads 165F, turning once, and brushing chicken with half of remaining chili sauce during last 5 minutes of grilling time.
Remove chicken from grill and brush with remaining chili sauce.
Let chicken rest 5 minutes. Serve with reserved grilled peaches.
Makes 4 servings.
First Published: September 1, 2013... Last Updated: September 8, 2020