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Southwest Chicken Barbecue

Southwest Chicken Barbecue

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


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10 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
4
servings

Ingredients

Marinade

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

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 ounces colby jack cheese, cut into 8 slices

1 cup thick and chunky salsa, heated

8 avocado slices

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    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 into 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning occasionally, 30 minutes.

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

    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 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.

  4. STEP 4

    Top each chicken breast with2 pieces cheese. Continue grilling 1-2 minutes or until cheese begins to melt. Serve with warm salsa and avocado slices.

Nutrition (1 serving)

410 Calories
26 Fat (g)
165 Cholesterol (mg)
810 Sodium (mg)
4 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
40 Protein (g)
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