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    Lime Salsa Chicken Skewers With Cilantro Crème Sauce

    Lime Salsa Chicken Skewers With Cilantro Crème Sauce. Photo by Pellerin

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs

    30 mins

    30 mins

    Pellerin's Note:

    Not only does this Mexican-inspired "kebob" make wicked-good fajitas, tacos, burritos, or just plain, the cilantro creme sauce turns any other sandwich (e.g turkey, beef...) into something phenominal!

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    Ingredients:

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    CHICKEN and MARINADE

    SALSA

    CILANTRO CREME SAUCE

    SKEWERS

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Chicken & Marinade: In a large Zip-Lock bag, make the marinade by mixing together the lime juice, sherry, oil, oregano, and garlic salt. Remove three Tablespoons of marinade; set aside. Add chicken to the remaining marinade, turning to coat. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Soak wooden skewers in hot water at least 30 minutes.
    2. 2
      Salsa: In a bowl, mix all ingredients well, and chill for an hour or more before serving.
    3. 3
      Cilantro Crème Sauce:.
    4. 4
      Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Place in a serving bowl, chill a few hours or overnight.
    5. 5
      Skewers: Toss bell peppers and onion quarters in with marinating chicken for last 30 minutes. Starting and ending with red bell pepper, make 7-8 skewers.
    6. 6
      Place the skewers chicken on grill with rack about 8 inches from heat source. Brush the heated marinade over chicken. Grill, turning and basting frequently with marinade, about 16 - 20 minutes, or until chicken is fork-tender.
    7. 7
      Arrange skewers on the platter, with cilantro cream sauce underneath, and salsa on top.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 03, 2007

      55

      I have to agree with you about the cilantro creme sauce! I couldn't stop eating it! That is what really makes this dish--I served it with some plain rice, and it was outstanding--and EASY! Thanks a bunch for a new way with chicken--

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    Nutritional Facts for Lime Salsa Chicken Skewers With Cilantro Crème Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (324 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 653.8
     
    Calories from Fat 362
    55%
    Total Fat 40.2 g
    61%
    Saturated Fat 15.6 g
    78%
    Cholesterol 132.1 mg
    44%
    Sodium 1111.1 mg
    46%
    Total Carbohydrate 27.3 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
    22%
    Sugars 11.2 g
    45%
    Protein 35.7 g
    71%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    marinade

    tomatillo salsa

    celery salt

    cilantro leaves

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