Chihuahua Chicken

Exotic ingredients brought together to add intense flavors in a familiar application. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Ham Base and Custom Culinary® Gold Label Latin-Style Citrus Chili Sauce, Chihuahua Chicken brings together the flavors of corn, eggs, green chilies, and Colby jack cheese.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
  Spoon Bread:
2 cups Cream Style Corn, Canned
3/4 cup Milk
1/3 cup Vegetable Oil
2 each Eggs, Large, Slightly Beaten
1 tsp. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Ham Base
1 cup Cornmeal, Yellow
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 cup Green Chilies, Canned, Chopped
1-1/2 cups Colby Jack Cheese, Shredded
  Chicken:
8 each Chicken Breasts (6 oz.), Boneless, Skinless
1-1/2 cup Custom Culinary® Gold Label Latin-Style Citrus Chili Sauce
1/8 cup Cilantro, Fresh Chopped
PREPARATION

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, blend cream style corn, milk, oil , eggs and Gold Label Ham Base. Whisk thoroughly until fully blended.
  2. Add cornmeal and baking soda, stir well.
  3. In an 8” Teflon coated sauté pan, pour half batter.
  4. Add chopped green chilies and half the cheese.
  5. Pour remaining batter on top and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake uncovered in 375°F oven for 30-40 minutes.
  7. In a medium mixing bowl, toss and completely coat chicken breast with 1/2 cup Gold Label Latin Style Citrus Sauce. For best flavor, cover and marinate 1-2 hours in the refrigerator.
  8. Grill marinated chicken until cooked through.
  9. To Serve: Place 1/8th of the spoon bread on each plate topped with grilled, sliced chicken breast. Drizzle each portion with 1 oz. Gold Label Latin Style Citrus Chili Sauce. Top with fresh chopped cilantro.