Grilled Margarita Chicken Sliders with Mango Salsa

Margarita Chicken Recipe
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Sweet, savory and a little spicy. These mini chicken sandwiches hit all the right flavors for summer grilling.
10 min
Prep Time
1:10
Total Time
8 servings

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

Directions

  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. Combine all salsa ingredients in bowl until well mixed. Refrigerate until serving time.
  3. Heat gas grill on medium-high or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.
  4. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade mixture.
  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. Place chicken pieces onto bottom half of buns. Top each with salsa mixture and top half of bun.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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.

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