Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Avocado Salsa

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

45

Minutes

Total Time

00

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Substitution
You can substitute bone-in chicken breasts for the quartered fryers if you like. Just be sure to cook the chicken until it is fork-tender and the juices run clear.
Broiling Tip
To broil chicken, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning frequently.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/8 of Recipe)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 245),
  • Total Fat 27g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 130mg;
  • Sodium 370mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 41g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.