Southwestern Grilled Chicken

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by SharleneW

A very flavorful marinade. Another family favorite from Jr. League's California Heritage Continues. Prep time does not include 4 hour marinating time.

Top Review by Nancy Moskovics

Truly a 5 star recipe. I made a few changes by adding a whole jalapeno and 3 T of fresh lime juice. It was wonderful, juicy and tender. The flavors of the marinade especially the cilanro were perfect. I did simmer the marinade and served it along with the chicken. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Split chicken breasts.
  2. Place tomatoes, onions, pepper, garlic, cilantro, soy sauce, oil, lime juice and black pepper in food processor and process for 30 seconds.
  3. Pour marinade over the chicken breasts and marinate, covered and refrigerated for at least 4 hours, turning frequently.
  4. Remove chicken from the marinade and grill over medium coals for 20 to 30 minutes, turning frequently and basting with marinade.
  5. Sprinkle the breasts with parsley before serving.
  6. Serve with black beans.
  7. If serving marinade as a sauce with the chicken, be sure to cook thoroughly!

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