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Raspberry Margarita Chicken Salad with Garlic Parmesan Croutons.

Raspberry Margarita Chicken Salad with Garlic Parmesan Croutons You can have Raspberry Margarita Chicken Salad with Garlic Parmesan Croutons using 30 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Raspberry Margarita Chicken Salad with Garlic Parmesan Croutons

  1. It’s of main course, salad, chicken.
  2. You need of .
  3. Prepare of fresh cilantro, chopped.
  4. You need of coarse black pepper.
  5. It’s of garlic powder.
  6. Prepare of onion salt.
  7. Prepare of margarita mix.
  8. It’s of lime juice.
  9. Prepare of orange juice.
  10. You need of tequila.
  11. You need of triple sec (optional).
  12. Prepare of honey.
  13. Prepare of light Olive oil.
  14. It’s of Boneless skinless chicken breasts.
  15. You need of .
  16. It’s of garlic, minced very fine.
  17. Prepare of French baguette.
  18. You need of Parmigiano-reggiano cheese.
  19. It’s of salt.
  20. Prepare of cayenne pepper.
  21. You need of olive oil, extra virgin.
  22. Prepare of Italian herbs.
  23. You need of paprika.
  24. You need of black pepper.
  25. You need of For raspberry vinaigrette.
  26. It’s of raspberry vinegar.
  27. Prepare of honey.
  28. You need of olive oil.
  29. Prepare of fresh or frozen raspberries.
  30. It’s of fresh basil leaves.

Raspberry Margarita Chicken Salad with Garlic Parmesan Croutons step by step

  1. Place the cilantro, pepper, garlic powder and onion salt into a blender..
  2. Pour Margarita mix, lime juice, orange juice, tequila, triple sec ( optional) and honey into the blender. Puree on high speed until mixture is smooth, then reduce the speed to medium-low and slowly add the Olive oil and blend until creamy..
  3. Place chicken in a large Ziploc storage bag. Pour in marinade, close bag and store in fridge over night..
  4. After marinating the chicken over night, place chicken and marinade in a skillet and bring to a boil. Simmer on low for about 10 minutes. Remove chicken from the skillet and discard marinade. Place chicken back in the skillet and brown chicken on medium-low, about 5 minutes, until chicken is lightly browned and cooked through and is no longer pink. Can either place the chicken on the salad warm, or cool in fridge before placing on salad. Cut chicken into strips..
  5. Mince garlic and place garlic and olive oil in a container with tight fitting lid. Allow to incorporate for at least 4 hours..
  6. Preheat oven to 300℉. Cut bread into cubes; add to a large mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup of cheese, dried herbs, paprika, salt, black pepper and cayenne. Mix well..
  7. Using a sieve, strain garlic oil over the bread, pressing garlic with the back of a spoon to get all the garlic juice. Toss..
  8. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, stir, then bake another 10-15 minutes. Remove and stir in last 1/4 cup of cheese. Allow to cool. Store in an airtight container..
  9. In a blender, combine raspberry vinegar, raspberries, honey and basil. Whirl 1 minute or until well blended. With the motor on, add oil in a slow stream, whirling until dressing is smooth..
  10. Dress up a salad with lots of beautifully colored vegetables. Top with chicken, croutons and raspberry vinaigrette. Although it is to taste, from experience, I recommend using a small amount of the vinaigrette. If too much is used, it will over power the flavor of the rest of the salad..
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  12. Margarita marinade was found @ allrecipes.com allrecipes.com/recipe/best-grilled-margarita-chicken-ever/ Raspberry vinaigrette was found @ What's cooking America whatscookingamerica.net/Salad/RaspberryVinaig.htm crispy garlic parmesan croutons were found @ about.com americanfood.about.com.