Monterrey Chicken

Monterrey Chicken Recipe

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Cassie Hasty


A family favorite on the grill. My husband used to order this in a restaurant. We asked someone that worked there what the "sauce" was and he said they used Western brand salad dressing as a marinade. We can not find Western dressing in our area, so we make our ouwn.


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  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 4
    pineapple rings, grilled
  • 4 slice
    monterrey jack cheese

How to Make Monterrey Chicken


  1. Mix together ketchup, vegetable oil, vinegar, sugar, lemon juice and pepper in a large zip top bag. Add chicken breasts and marinate overnight.
  2. Grill chicken and pineapple rings. Top grilled chicken breast with pinapple ring and cheese. Move away from heat source and let cheese melt.

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About Monterrey Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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