Grilled Margarita Chicken Sliders with Mango Salsa
Margarita Chicken Recipe

Grilled Margarita Chicken Sliders with Mango Salsa

Sweet, savory and a little spicy. These mini chicken sandwiches hit all the right flavors for summer grilling.

The Story Behind the Recipe
8
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Chicken

4 (4- to 5-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 cup non-alcoholic Margarita mix

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 teaspoon salt

Salsa

1 medium (1 cup) mango, peeled, chopped

1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon orange marmalade

1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeño peppers

 

4 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American cut into quarters

8 slider buns, sliced

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cut each chicken breast in half; place into large resealable plastic food bag. Flatten each to about 1/2-inch thickness; add Margarita mix and cilantro to bag. Tightly seal bag. Turn bag several times to coat chicken well. Place into 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning occasionally, refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all salsa ingredients in bowl until well mixed. Refrigerate until serving time.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade mixture.

  5. STEP 5

    Sprinkle chicken with salt; place onto grill. Grill, turning once, 10-12 minutes or until internal temperature reaches at least 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with a fork. Top each chicken piece with 2 quarters cheese during last minute of cooking.

  6. STEP 6

    Place chicken pieces onto bottom half of buns. Top each with salsa mixture and top half of bun.

Nutrition

220Calories
7Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
450Sodium (mg)
26Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
13Protein (g)

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  September 07, 2013

I made this recipe for my family recently and it was a huge hit! The salsa is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. I used 1 teaspoon of jalapeños and it gave the sliders just the right amount of kick! I also toasted the buns on the grill- highly recommend.

— says Amanda N.
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