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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Chicken Santa Fe

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Category: Mexican, Poultry, Condiments

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Whole broiler-fryer chicken
  • -breasts,halved,skinned and
  • -boned
  • 4 tb Jalapeno pepper jelly,melted
  • 2 Sweet red
  • -peppers,roasted,skinned
  • Marinade (Recipe below)

 Directions

Place chicken between two pieces of wax paper. On hard surface, with meat
mallet or similar flattening utensil, pound to 1/4" thickness. In large
plastic zip-lock bag, place chicken in single layer. Add marinade;close
bag; refrigerate and marinate, turning once, for 1 hour. Bring chicken to
room temperature; place on broiler pan and brush liberally with marinade.

Set oven temperature control at broil and arrange rack so chicken is about
6" from heat. Broil 8 minutes; turn, brush with marinade, and broil about
8 minutes longer or until chicken is brown and fork can be inserted with
ease. Brush chicken with melted jelly. Place two roasted pepper strips to
form an X on each breast half; spoon on remaining jelly. Return to oven and
broil until chicken is glazed.

Serves 4.

NOTE: To roast peppers, place under broiler, turning often until charred,
cool. With point of sharp knife, remove stem, seeds, and skins. Cut in 8
strips.

Marinade: In medium bowl, mix together:

1/4 cup olive oil juice and zest of 1 small lime 1 clove garlic, crushed 1
oz. tequila 1/4 tsp bottled hot pepper sauce 1/8 tsp liquid smoke 1/4 tsp
salt.


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