Servings: 4 · Prep Time: 10 mins · Cooking Time: 60 mins
Total Time: 70 mins

Dinner | Keto

Shredded chicken legs cooked in a delicious and flavourful chipotle sauce.It is very easy to make and does not require a lot of preparation time - only 10 minutes and you are done. This dish is perfect for a midweek dinner. When cooked, chicken is very tender and full of flavour with a little kick. Delicious eaten with salads, cauliflower rice, soups or on its own - the choice is yours!


  • ghee (1 tbsp)
  • chicken legs (4 boneless and skinless)
  • chipotle peppers (4 in adobo sauce)
  • kosher salt (1 tsp)
  • dried oregano (1 tsp)
  • cumin (1 tsp)
  • paprika (1 tsp)
  • cloves (3 garlic)
  • ginger (1 tbsp grated)
  • onion (1 roughly chopped)
  • lime juice
  • lime zest
  • tomatoes (1/4 cup chopped)
  • cilantro (1/2 cup chopped)
  • water (1 1/2 cups)


In a heavy bottom pan, over medium high heat heat up 1 tbsp ghee. Add chicken legs and brown on each side.\n\nTo a blender or food processor add chipotle peppers, salt, oregano, cumin, paprika, garlic cloves, ginger, onion, lime juice and lime zest, chopped tomatoes, cilantro and water. Whiz until smooth.\n\nTo the browned chicken add chipotle sauce. Bring it to a boil then reduce heat to low and cook for 40-50 minutes, turning chicken occasionally until cooked.\n\nUsing two forks shred the chicken.\n