I love finding new marinade for chicken. Dress it up and you can have your chicken a million different ways!
I loved this way!
I devised this from several different recipes and it turned out really good! The photos kinda stink but the food was great.
I finally put my tomatoes and peppers to good use! I made a rockin' pico de gallo!
I bought 2 tomato plants and 1 pepper plant this year. They have all been doing very well. But all I usually do with them is add them to quesadillas or salads.
This turned out great and I can't wait to make it again!
Previously posted by me on Our Krazy Kitchen
1 1/2 lbs. boneless chicken
1 tbsp. oil
4 cloves of garlic
1 medium onion
3 tbsp. cilantro
1 tbsp. paprika
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
Combine oil, garlic, onion, cilantro, paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper in a food processor. Save a bit of the mixture for while cooking. Pour the rest into a large baggie with the chicken, mix and let marinade for a few hours.
Grill or pan fry chicken until done, brushing with reserved sauce. Serve with Pico de Gallo.
Rockin' Pico de Gallo
1 lb. tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup onion, diced
1 jalapeno, diced
3 -4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
2 tbsp. lime juice
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
Salt and pepper
Mix everything together and refrigerate until ready to use.
Total calories for chicken = 970 calories
Total calories for pico de gallo = 140 calories
6 servings = 185 calories per serving with pico de gallo
Aztec Chicken with Pico de Gallo & Cilantro Rice = 456 calorie dinner
This makes a lot of pico de gallo but I put a bunch on my rice too!
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Calories calculated from calorieking.com. Some numbers are approximate and rounded.