Tequila Lime Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

Tequila Lime Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

 

Prep Time: 24 hours     Cook Time: 30 minutes
Yield: Serves 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

    Marinade:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • zest of 2 limes

     Burritos:

  • 4 burrito-sized tortillas
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped and seasoned with salt + pepper
  • 1 cup of black beans
  • 1 cup of sweet corn
  • 1 cup of shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup of guacamole
  • 1/4 cup freshly torn cilantro

Instructions

  1. Whisk tequila, olive oil, lime juice, salt, pepper and lime zest in a bowl until combine. Add chicken to a ziplock bag or baking dish and pour marinade ingredients over top. Marinate (in the fridge!) for 2-24 hours, flipping chicken a few times.
  2. When you're ready to prepare the burritos, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. Remove chicken from the fridge and heat a large oven-safe ...

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Posted Friday, April 26, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees

 
 
 

Chicken Fiesta Salad

Chicken Fiesta Salad

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Cook Time: 25 minutes    
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings     Calories per serving: 311 calories    
Fat per serving: 6.4g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 (1.27 ounce) packet dry fajita seasoning, divided
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (11 ounce) can Mexican-style corn
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 (10 ounce) package mixed salad greens
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. Rub chicken evenly with 1/2 the fajita seasoning. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the chicken 8 minutes on each side, or until juices run clear; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, mix beans, corn, salsa and other 1/2 of fajita seasoning. Heat over medium heat until warm.
  3. Prepare the salad by tossing the greens, onion and tomato. Top salad with chicken and ...

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Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees, Salads

 
 
 

Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. dried quinoa
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and divided in half
  • 1 1/2 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 red onion, small dice
  • 1/2 red pepper, small dice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano pepper, minced
  • 1 c. spinach
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan combine quinoa with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Turn off the heat when the quinoa is light and fluffy.
  2. In a separate pan on medium heat add coconut oil. Once oil is melted add onions and peppers. Saute.
  3. Add garlic cloves and spinach. Stir frequently so garlic doesn’t burn.
  4. Add 1/2 black beans. Cook 3-5 minutes.
  5. In a food processor add bean mixture and half of the quinoa. Process until smooth.
  6. Transfer pureed bean mixture to a separate bowl. Add the remaining black beans and quinoa.
  7. Bake ...

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Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees