A new year is the perfect time to resolve to eating healthier. At SOL Cocina, sticking to your New Year’s resolution is easy, with Chef Deborah Schneider’s ‘stealth health’ approaching to cooking! Light, seasonal ingredients are are combined with lean proteins and flavorful chiles and spices. SOL Cocina’s Grilled Chipotle Chicken ‘Desmadres’ is just one of the many dishes that you can enjoy without any guilt. Boneless, skinless white meat chicken is coated with fat-free chipotle and garlic marinade and flash- grilled. This cooking technique keeps the chicken moist and flavorful. It is then topped with a lime-dressed salad of dark leafy greens, tomatoes, onion, and avocado. Stop in to SOL Cocina for the Grilled Chipotle Chicken ‘Desmadres’ or make it at home with this recipe:


  • 1/2 cup canned chipotle chiles in adobo
  • 3 large cloves fresh garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1.5 pounds)
  • 2 tsp kosher salt (divided use)
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 8 sprigs cilantro, stemmed and roughly chopped
  • 2 Hass avocados, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 limes (divided use)
  • 4 cups baby wild arugula leaves
  • 1 tablespoon EVOO

For the complete preparation instructions, visit Green Living Magazine HERE.