Recipe of the Week 3/16 - Cuban Chicken with Citrus Avocado Salsa


1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced or grated

1/4 cup fresh chopped oregano

1 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 tablespoons orange zest + orange juice zest + juice of 1 lime

kosher salt and pepper

1 sweet onion, sliced

1 bell pepper sliced

1 small orange, sliced 

Citrus Avocado Salsa

1 avocado, diced

1 orange, diced

1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped

juice from 1 lime

pinch of flaky sea salt 

Instructions Preheat the oven to 425 degrees On a rimmed baking sheet, combine the chicken, 2 tablespoons olive oil, the garlic, oregano, cumin, cayenne, orange juice + zest, lime juice + zest, and a large pinch each of salt and pepper. Toss well to evenly coat the chicken. Add the onions and bell peppers, and toss with the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Arrange everything in an even layer. Add the orange slices and then transfer to the oven. Roast for 40-45 minutes, tossing halfway through cooking until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes golden. Meanwhile, make the salsa. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss to combine. To serve, top the chicken with the salsa. 

Nutrition Facts: Servings 6.0 Amount Per Serving Calories 352% Daily Value *Total Fat 23 g 36 % Sodium 264 mg 11 % Total Carbohydrate 15 g 5 % Dietary Fiber 7 g 29 % Sugars 10 g Protein 22 g 44 % 

Adapted from: salsa/ Found by: Ashley DeGeare NDTR, CHC

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