Chipotle Chicken Thighs

This is ideal for a Sunday supper: low effort, maximum flavor. Bonus points for feeding a crowd and being economical too!

Serves 6-8 easily…

Shop it:

  • 3 lbs chicken thighs (bone in for more flavor, boneless for ease of, being easy)
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 3 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 2 limes
  • 1 bottle of lager
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 bay leaf

Make it:

In a cast iron pan over high heat, season the chicken with salt and pepper and sear off in 2-3 batches with your favorite cooking oil. Once seared, place into slow cooker.

Slice bell pepper, onion, and garlic and sauté in same pan for 3-4 minutes. Deglaze pan with bottle of lager and add all contents to slow cooker.

Add in chipotles, honey, juice of the limes, chili powder, bay leaf, and a heavy pinch of salt and pepper. Cook on high for 4 hours or pressure cook for 30 minutes. Shred and serve as tacos or in your favorite Mexican application.

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