Aurora Catering's

Grilled Southwestern Louisiana Chicken Breast
Yield - 8 Dinner Servings


Ingredients
8 - 5 oz BONELESS SKINLESS CHICKEN BREAST
Marinade
1/2 CUP FRESH LIME JUICE
1 TBSP EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
1 TBSP GROUND CHILI POWDER
1/2 TBSP CUMIN
1/2 TSP WHITE PEPPER
1 TBSP SPANISH PAPRIKA
1/4 TSP GROUND CAYENNE
2 TSP GRANULATED GARLIC

1 TBSP EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
1 BUNCH SHALLOTS (Sliced)

Method
Place breast in a glass or plastic mixing bowl and add marinade. Cover chicken
with film and marinade in the refrigerator for 4 hours, turning occasionally. (Do
NOT marinade over 8 hours, the lime juice will “cook” the chicken).

Use a large cast iron skillet and over medium high heat add olive oil, then add the
breast and brown on one side for 2-3 minutes. Turn breast (with tongs not a fork),
and lightly brown breast. Do not allow chicken to overcook.

Add the marinade and reduce by 1/2, add the remaining ingredients, cover and
rejuvenate the meat for 3 minutes.

Alternate Method
If more sauce is desired, remove the breasts after cooking, and add 1 cup of
chicken stock then thicken with 1/2 tsp. of arrowroot, corn starch, or a prepared
light brown roux. OR

Combine 1 cup of water, 1 can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup and add
this to the remaining sauce in the skillet. Warm and Serve.

Plate Presentation
Cook Spanish rice dish (about 1/2 gallon) and mound on to a warmed serving tray
or a 2” hotel insert pan. Arrange the breasts on top of the rice in a artistic pattern.
Ladle the sauce on top of each breast.

Chef's Notes:
The use of a heavy skillet is a must, cast iron will provide even heat throughout
the cooking surface. This is a great dish to prepare from a Chef’s Cooking Station.
Use two burners, so that one is cooking while the other can be used for holding
and serving.

Contact us for further details....ChefEmile@CustomCatering.net

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Chef Emile L. Stieffel, Aurora Catering, Inc. email address: ChefEmile@CustomCatering.net
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4016 Red Cypress Dr., Harvey, LA 70058 Phone (504) -329-1344
Revised: December 20, 2011.