Pineapple Mojo Chicken With Tangy Avocado Cream

"First place winner of the 2006 Winning Taste Recipe Contest, sponsored by Pilgrims Pride and Gold Kist Farms. Recipe contributed by Lisa Grant."
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  • Place chicken breasts in large non-metallic dish or resealable plastic bag.
  • Place marinade ingredients in bowl and whisk until well combined.
  • Reserve 1/4 cup marinade, cover and refrigerate.
  • Pour remaining marinade over chicken, cover or seal bag and refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat grill and lightly coat grill rack with oil or cooking spray.
  • To prepare Avocado Cream, place avocado in bowl and mash.
  • Add juices, jalapeno peppers, sour cream and seasonings.
  • Stir until combined and smooth.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • Remove chicken from marinade, drain and discard marinade.
  • Place chicken on prepared grill about 4 to 6 inches from heat source.
  • Grill about 7 minutes per side or until temperature on meat thermometer reaches 160ºF and juices run clear when pierced with fork.
  • Baste occasionally with reserved 1/4 cup marinade during grilling.
  • To serve, place chicken breasts on serving platter.
  • Spoon Avocado Cream on each and garnish with a sprinkling of cilantro, if desired.
  • **Cook time does not include marinating time of 2 to 24 hours.

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  1. anme7039
    I made this tonight for dinner since I had a lot of left over pineapple and pineapple juice. The marinade was very very good on the chicken, but I went lightly on the peppers. This was my first time eating and obviously preparing an avacado. I dont know if I really liked the avacado cream with the chicken. I ended up just eating the chicken by itself. Made this indoors with my imatation george forman grill. Will make again but subbing a diffrent sauce or omiting a sacue all together since the chicken is divine on its own.
  2. AmandaInOz
    Very tasty! The marinade gave the chicken a nice glaze, and the avocado cream was fantastic!! I served this over red coral lettuce with some corn, beans, red pepper and onion as a grilled chicken salad and used the avocado cream as a dressing. The chicken and the avocado cream compliment each other perfectly. Really yummy. We'll definitely make this again. Thanks Juenessa!


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