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Margarita Chicken Salad Recipe

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4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 1/2 cups margarita drink mix, without alcohol
1 t. ground cumin
1 t. finely shredded lime peel
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 T. lime juice
1/8 t. cayenne pepper
4 medium tomatoes, sliced
2 medium avocados, sliced
1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 t. cracked black pepper

1. Place chicken in plastic bag set in shallow dish. In bowl combine margarita mix, cumin and lime peel. Pour over chicken, seal bag. Refrigerate 2-8 hours. Drain marinade and discard.
2. Grill chicken on grill over medium coals for 12 - 15 minutes until chicken is no longer pink. Remove chicken and cool slightly.
3. In medium bowl combine mayonnaise, lime juice, and cayenne. Coarsely chop chicken. Add to mayo mixture and gently toss. Line four salad places with tomato slices. Top tomatoes with chicken, avocados and red onion. Sprinkle with black pepper.




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