Monday, March 21, 2011
SOUTHWEST CHICKEN and AVOCADO MELT
4 Anaheim or Poblano chiles
3 boned, skinned chicken breast halves
1 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1 teaspoon salt
1 avocado, peeled. pitter and sliced
1-1/2 cup shredded jack cheese
Prepare a grill for high heat (450 to 550) you can hold your hand 5 inch above cooking grate for 2 to 4 seconds. Rub 1 tbsp, oil over chiles. Cook chiles turning often, until skins are browned. Put chiles in a bowl, cover and let cool. Seed chiles and rub off skins.
Meanwhile, rub remaining oil over chicken. Combine cumin, cayenne and salt. Sprinkle evenly over each chicken breast. grill chicken, turning once, until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes.
Squeeze a little lime over chicken, then top each breast with a few avocado slices, a chile and cheese. Grill covered, until cheese melts, about 4 minutes.
Yield: Serves 4
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