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Old 07-07-2011, 12:14 PM   #1
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Default Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

Last night my wife brought home a 20 lb box of boneless skinless chicken breasts.

Any suggestions on what to do with them?

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Old 07-07-2011, 12:18 PM   #2
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Pack them in dry ice and mail them here.
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:19 PM   #3
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I like to marinate and grill them, Makes great kabobs, also great grilled and served on salads. I find salad dressing makes a great marinade.
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:24 PM   #4
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Brine and smoke with choice of rub and wood ( I like apple and cherry ) - I have a water smoker and have never had these turn out dry - just watch temps carefully.

I also pound thin and roll up with mushroom/cheese/herb mixture and smoke - very good
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:29 PM   #5
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Marinate some of them in pure Amaretto for a couple hours. Baste them with amaretto as you grill them and sprinkle a little black pepper on them as they are finishing up on the grill.
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:50 PM   #6
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marinate, season with your favorite steak seasoning, soak in chilli sauce, grill indirect until done while mopping with the chilli sauce.

i have substituted other sauces for the chilli sauce, but that is the favorite. sometimes i will weave a few pieces of bacon through them as well. they are like the pork loin of the chicken, so many ideas so little time.
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:50 PM   #7
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Marinate overnight in Italian dressing and smoke them for smoked chicken salad.
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Old 07-07-2011, 01:05 PM   #8
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Rap em in bacon and grill indirect
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Old 07-07-2011, 01:12 PM   #9
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We grill them all the time here. Love 'em. Quick brine or marinade, a little seasoning, sauce of some sort of you wish. Good and easy eats the whole family here loves. Just cook them to the right temp of 165 is the trick.
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Old 07-07-2011, 01:13 PM   #10
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The sky's the limit. They're basically a blank canvas for whatever marinade/rub/sauce you want. I suggest grilling over high heat, though, unless you brine.

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Old 07-07-2011, 01:56 PM   #11
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Personally, I find mojo criollo to be the "default" marinade and I end up grilling them.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:07 PM   #12
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I got a recipe today from " Nibble me this" for chicken pillows with parmesan sauce that warrants a try this weekend.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:42 PM   #13
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I like to marinade / grill them just like roadside chicken. Then toss on a toasted bun for a sandwich, or cut up and put in a salad.

Or my favorite - take the roadside chicken breast, chop it up, fry and crumble some bacon, mix it all with white bbq sauce and throw it in a pan to heat up. Put this mix on some bread with a thick slice of cheese and grill it like a grilled cheese sandwich.
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As simple as rubbing with some EVOO and then a sprinkle of Kosher Salt & fresh Cracked Pepper. Cover & let sit in fridge for a couple hours. Grill/smoke indirect @ ~350F with a little Apple Wood. Throw on a few baked potatoes (I usually start them out in the micro & finish on the grill) & a salad & you are set. Cheers!!!
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Old 07-07-2011, 03:13 PM   #15
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Marinade them and grill them to an internal temp of 160*. I started to butterfly all of mine and have had great success. I highly suggest trying it.
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