Orange Jalapeño Chicken Party Pinwheels

Menu Part: 
Appetizer
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
48

These spicy pinwheel slices are mellowed by the addition of orange marmalade. Grilled chicken, avocado and grapefruit salsa top these slices with flair.

Ingredients

8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 tbsp. jalapeño chilies, chopped
2 tbsp. orange marmalade
1 tbsp. green onion, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
6 10-in. flour tortillas
4 chicken breasts, baked or grilled, and cut into thin strips
2 cups fresh spinach, cut into very thin strips
1 avocado, sliced
Florida Grapefruit Salsa (recipe follows)

Florida Grapefruit Salsa:

1 cup pink Florida grapefruit sections
1 cup white Florida grapefruit sections
2 tbsp. green onions, chopped
2 tbsp. parsley, minced
2 tbsp. raspberry vinegar
2 tsp. brown sugar
2 tbsp. chili sauce
2 drops hot sauce
Black pepper, season salt, and rum, to taste
 

Steps

1. Mix softened cream cheese with jalapeño chilies, orange marmalade, green onions, and fresh parsley.

2. Spread the cheese mixture on the middle of each of the flour tortillas, making sure to leave at least 1⁄2 in. around the edge. Top each tortilla with chicken strips, shredded spinach, and avocado. Finally add a dollop of salsa.

3. Roll tortillas and refrigerate until chilled. Cut rolls into 1-in. slices.

Florida Grapefruit Salsa:

Mix together all ingredients. Refrigerate until needed.

Yield: approximately 3 cups.
 

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