Grilled Chicken with Avocado Citrus Sauce

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36 portions

This dish is filled with flavor and is also refreshing. Featuring three different types of juices, this dish is great for a summer or spring menu item.


1 1/2 oz. minced garlic
3 oz. butter
1 qt. heavy cream
2 lb. avocado
2 oz. fresh lime juice
2 oz. fresh lemon juice
4 oz. orange juice
9 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, divided into 4-oz. portions
1 tbsp. salt
1/4 cup canola oil


For sauce

  1. Sauté garlic in butter. Stir in cream, stirring frequently over heat.
  2. Purée avocado in food processor or buffalo chopper and stir into cream.
  3. Stir in lime, lemon and orange juices and salt. Remove from heat and hold warm.

For chicken

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper and lightly brush with oil. Grill chicken on both sides until cooked through and internal temperature is 165°F.
  2. Place cooked chicken in hotel plans. Drizzle warm sauce over chicken.
  3. Garnish with orange, lime or lemon slice.
Source: Tufts University

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