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Grilled Achiote Chicken

Grilled Achiote Chicken

Spicy achiote seasoning kicks this chicken up a notch—or three.

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (10)

Marinated Chicken

  • 1 7oz Achiote Seasoning Packet
  • ½ cup White Vinegar
  • 2 T Vegetable Oil
  • 4 Chicken Breasts, Boneless, Skinless, 6-8oz ea

Achiote Citrus Sauce

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • ¼ cup Fresh Orange Juice
  • ¼ cup Fresh Lime Juice
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 T Chopped Cilantro
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Directions

  1. To prepare chicken, dissolve achiote seasoning in vinegar and oil. Add chicken, turn to coat well, and marinate in the refrigerator 1 hour.
  2. Prepare the grill. Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade. Grill chicken until done, about 7 minutes per side. Remove chicken to platter, and tent with aluminum to keep warm.
  3. To prepare sauce, pour reserved marinade into a saucepan; add garlic and juices. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook, stirring, until sauce is the consistency of a thin cream sauce. (If sauce gets too thick, thin with a little water.) Add salt and pepper. Serve sauce over chicken. Garnish with chopped cilantro.