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Pampered Chef: Help - Mojito Chicken Salad

  1. paroese

    paroese Member Gold Member

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    I can't find my copy of Grill It Quick and need the recipe for the mojito chicken salad. Can anyone help please?
     
    Apr 30, 2009
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  2. gingertannery

    gingertannery Advanced Member Gold Member

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    Dressing:
    1 can (15 oz) mandrin oranges in light syrup, undrained
    3 tbsp sugar
    2 limes
    3 tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves
    1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
    3 tbsp olive oil

    Chicken and salad:
    4 boneless. skinless chicken breasts
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp coarsly ground black pepper
    4 cups baby spring mix salad blend

    Prep time 20 min Total time 30 min

    1. Prepare grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat. For dressing, drain syrup from mandarine oranges into small batter bowl; stir in sugar.(set aside oranges for salad) Microwave on HIGH 10 - 1 minutes or until thickened and reduced by half (about 6 tbsp). Zest limes to measure 2 tsp of zest; juice limes into batter bowl. Add lime zest, chopped mint, cayenne pepper and oil. Reserve 1/4 cup of the dressing in prep bowl for brushing overchicken. Refrigerate remaining dressing for salad.
    2. For chicken, season chicken with salt and black pepper. Grill chicken, covered, 5 minutes or until grill marks appear. Turn chicken over; brush with reserved dressing and gril 5-7 minutes or until pocket thermometer registers 170 F in thickest part and juices run clear. (discard any remaining dressing used for brushing on chicken) Transfer chicken from the grill to large grooved cutting board; let stand 5 minutes.
    3. For salad. toss salad blend with tbsp of the salad dressing; divide evenly among serving plates. Cut chicken into thin slices; arrange over salad. Top with reserves mandarine oranges. Drizzle with remaining dressing.
    Yield 4 servings

    Hope that helps..
     
    Apr 30, 2009
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  3. paroese

    paroese Member Gold Member

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    Thanks so much!!
     
    Apr 30, 2009
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  4. gingertannery

    gingertannery Advanced Member Gold Member

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    You're welcome!!! How did it turn out??
     
    Apr 30, 2009
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