Barbecue Chicken Recipes

Southwest Chicken Barbecue

Before grilling the chicken breasts, marinate them for flavor and moistness. Once grilled, serve with your favorite southwestern toppings.

10 min.prep time 60 min.total time
4 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

Marinade

1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
4 (5-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breast halves

Toppings

4 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli Co-Jack® Cheese, halved
1 cup thick and chunky salsa, heated
8 avocado slices

Directions

Combine all marinade ingredients in large resealable plastic food bag; add chicken. Tightly seal bag; turn bag several times to coat chicken well. Place bag in 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning occasionally, 30 minutes.

Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Remove chicken from marinade; drain. Discard marinade. Place chicken onto grill. Grill chicken 12 minutes; turn. Continue grilling 4-6 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches at least 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with fork.

Top each chicken breast with 2 half slices cheese. Continue grilling 1-2 minutes or until cheese begins to melt. Serve with warm salsa and avocado slices.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 400

Fat: 25g

Cholesterol: 105mg

Sodium: 680mg

Carbohydrates: 4g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 38g

Recipe #5307©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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