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chicken breast albuquerque

Recipe by
Jeri Cockram
Wilhelmena, AL

This is a no-fail crowd please. I like a hominy salad to complete the southwestern theme. Strawberry daiquiris are a hit too.

yield 4 to 6
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr
method Grill

Ingredients For chicken breast albuquerque

  • olive or canola oil 1/2 cup, squeeze juice from 1/2 lemon
  • spices: 1 teaspoon each cumin, garlic powder, paprika, 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 4 to 6 medium chicken breast
  • salsa verde
  • swiss cheese

How To Make chicken breast albuquerque

  • 1
    In a gallon zip lock bag mix oil and spices, add chicken breast, turning to coat. Hold at least 2 hours or overnight in refrigerator
  • 2
    On the grill, place chicken breast pocket side down, close off grill to "bake". Then turn the pocket side up until cooked through.
  • 3
    Spoon verde sauce into pockets of chicken breast, put slices of Swiss cheese over the verde sauce pockets. Close grill lid another couple of minutes till cheese melts.