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Cilantro Margarita Chicken with Hearts of Palm Mango Salad

Cilantro Margarita Chicken with Hearts of Palm Mango Salad
Servings:
4
Total Time:
40 minutes
Active Time:
15 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare chicken and begin to marinate (5 minutes)
  • Preheat oven; begin to bake chicken (10 minutes)
  • Prepare salad and complete chicken; serve (25 minutes)

Cilantro Margarita Chicken

Ingredients

1 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
Zest/juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon green pepper sauce
2 lb chicken drumsticks
Large zip-top bag (optional)
Nonstick aluminum foil
1/2 teaspoon complete seasoning

Prep

  • Chop cilantro.
  • Zest/grate lime peel (no white; 1 teaspoon); squeeze limes for juice (3 tablespoons).

Steps

  1. Combine in medium bowl: mayonnaise, oil, cumin, pepper sauce, cilantro, lime juice, and lime zest. Reserve 1/2 cup marinade for later use. Place remaining marinade and chicken in zip-top bag (or shallow dish); seal bag and toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes (or overnight) to marinate. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Line baking sheet with foil. Arrange chicken 2 inches apart on baking sheet and sprinkle with seasoning; bake 10 minutes.
  3. Turn chicken over; bake 10 more minutes or until chicken is 165°F. (For more browning, broil 2–3 minutes.) Brush reserved marinade over chicken. Serve.

Hearts of Palm Mango Salad

Ingredients

2 medium shallots, finely chopped
2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
2 (14-oz) cans hearts of palm, coarsely chopped
1 (20-oz) jar mango slices, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup lemon vinaigrette

Steps

  1. Chop shallots, cilantro, hearts of palm, and mango; place all in salad bowl.
  2. Add dressing; toss and serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with yellow rice, crusty bread, and cheesecake for dessert.
  • The marinade from the Cilantro Margarita Chicken is perfect for chicken wings or any other cut of chicken.

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CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 330kcal; FAT 23.00g; SAT FAT 4.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 155mg; SODIUM 330mg; CARB 3g; FIBER 0.00g; SUGARS 1g; PROTEIN 26g; CALC 2%; VIT A 6%; VIT C 8%; IRON 8%

Hearts of Palm Mango Salad

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 120kcal; FAT 4.50g; SAT FAT 0.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 670mg; CARB 16g; FIBER 3.00g; SUGARS 13g; PROTEIN 3g; CALC 10%; VIT A 10%; VIT C 60%; IRON 15%

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