Dinner number three that I made for my mom. I served it with a light cucumber, tomato, quinoa salad
1 tsp chile powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp sea salt, divided
1 tsp safflower oil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb), rinsed and patted dry, cubed
Juice 1 medium navel orange (1/3 cup orange juice)
2 tbsp pure maple syrup
1 tbsp chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1 tsp orange zest
In a small bowl, combine chile powder, cumin and 1/4 tsp salt. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet to medium-high.
Tilt skillet to coat bottom lightly. Season chicken with chile-cumin mixture and cook for 3 minutes per side or until no longer pink in center. Remove from skillet and set aside.
Add orange juice and maple syrup to juice and bits left in skillet and cook for 1 minute to thicken slightly (until it measures 1/4 cup liquid), stirring constantly. Remove from heat, stir in chipotle chiles in adobo sauce and orange zest.
Add chicken back to skillet, return to heat and cook for 1 minute on medium-high, turning constantly.