Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Lime-Jalapeno Chicken $4.17
This chicken is the perfect amount if you eat two tenders or about 3.5 ounces cooked.
Serves 4; 142 calories per serving (for chicken & lettuce salad)
1/4 cup lime juice (about 2 limes.40
1 Tbsp white vinegar.05
1 tsp ground cumin.05
1/4 tsp salt.02
1 jalapeno, seeded and diced (the heat is in the seeds - discard seeds according to your palet).40
1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken tenders$3.25
Whisk lime juice, oil, vinegar, cumin, and salt, stir in jalapeno to taste. Place chikcen in zip loc bag and pour in marinade - refrigerate for at least 1 hour, turning once, or overnight.
Preheat grill to high heat. Grill the chicken until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle. (3-4 minutes per side) DISCARD Bag and excess marinade. Cool slightly, then slice crosswise to grain and serve with a "bag of premade salad". If you desire a dressing, you could make a second batch of the marinade, cook slightly to thicken, perhaps omit vinegar and add a touch of honey - this would be great with a salad that included red, orange, or yellow peppers as well. The well marinated chicken was honestly so good we didn't even need salad dressing! YUM!
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