Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Avocado Salsa

Sneak in extra flavor by marinating chicken in taco seasoning blended with honey and lime before grilling. Fresh salsa makes a perfect pairing.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Chicken

1
(1 oz) pkg. Old El Paso® Taco Seasoning Mix
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon honey
2
(3 to 3 1/2-lb.) quartered frying chickens (8 quarters), skin and fat removed if desired

Salsa

1
medium tomato, chopped
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1
to 2 teaspoons chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7 or 11-oz. can)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, combine taco seasoning mix, oil, lime juice and honey; mix well. Brush mixture evenly over all sides of chicken quarters.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 30 to 40 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning frequently.
  • 3 Meanwhile, combine all salsa ingredients; mix well. Serve salsa mixture with chicken.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    245),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    130mg
    130%;
    Sodium
    370mg
    370%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    41g
    41%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    14%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    12%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 6 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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