Chicken Breast Albuquerque

Chicken Breast Albuquerque Recipe

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Jeri Cockram


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


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

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About Chicken Breast Albuquerque

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Low Carb

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