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Cilantro Grilled Chicken Breast

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

8   Chicken breast halves - skinless, boneless
2 cups 474mlOlive oil
2   Lemons - (about 6 tbs) juice of
1/4 cup 4g / 0.1ozChopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon 5mlGround cumin
1 teaspoon 5mlShallots - chopped
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBlack pepper
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne pepper
2   Fresh garlic - finely chopped
1 cup 237mlHomemade salsa

Recipe Instructions

Combine oil, lemon juice, cilantro, salt, cumin, shallots, pepper, cayenne, and garlic. Put chicken and mixture in a glass dish large enough to hold chicken pieces in one layer. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning occasionally.

Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade. Heat marinade in saucepan to boiling. Reduce heat and let it simmer.

Place chicken on oiled grill over indirect heat.

Cook, turning once and basting often with heated marinade, 10 to 20 minutes, or until chicken is opaque and golden brown. Discard marinade.

Spoon 2 tbs salsa on each serving plate and place chicken on top. Savor immediately!

John Martin


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