Lime Grilled Chicken with Roasted Poblano and Gril



I won Second Place with this recipe in the 21st ANNUAL WINNING TASTE RECIPE CONTEST. Picture taken by that contest.


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30 Min
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  • 4
    chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2
    poblano peppers
  • 1
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 c
    chopped tomato
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped cilantro
  • 1
    jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 1
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 8 oz
    mexican white cheese (queso fresco) coarsely grated

How to Make Lime Grilled Chicken with Roasted Poblano and Gril


  1. Butterfly breasts into pieces about 1/2 inch thick. Rub with oil then squeeze on lime juice. Season with ground cumin and salt.
  2. Grill on stove top grill pan or outdoor grill 5-6 minutes per side. Set aside and keep warm.
  3. Roast peppers until blackened on stove top or under broiler, let steam, peel, remove seeds and chop. Slice unpeeled mango and rub cut side with oil. Sprinkle with chili powder. Grill cut side down for 3-5 minutes. Let cool and cut into cubes removing peel.
  4. Toss grilled pepper and mango with tomato, onion, cilantro and jalapeno. Squeeze lime juice over salsa and mix. Season the salsa to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Place grilled chicken in a baking dish and top with salsa and cheese. Place under broiler until cheese melts.

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About Lime Grilled Chicken with Roasted Poblano and Gril

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy

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