Chicken with Papaya BBQ Sauce

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Directions for: Chicken with Papaya BBQ Sauce


Papaya Chicken Marinade

¼ cup coconut cream from top of 1 can

Seeds of 1 large papaya

1 clove garlic, minced

1 Tbsp ginger, minced

Zest and juice of 1 lime

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

2 Tbsp cilantro stems, chopped

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

Papaya BBQ Sauce

1 Tbsp vegetable oil

1 sweet onion, finely diced

¾ cup sugar

1 scotch bonnet pepper, pith and seeds removed and quartered

zest and juice of 2 limes

zest and juice of 1 lemon

1 cup water

½ cup seasoned rice wine vinegar

5 cup papaya, large dice

2 tsp salt

To Grill Chicken

1 Tbsp vegetable oil

¼ cup Papaya BBQ sauce

¼ cup Spiced Cashew Nuts, coarsely chopped

1 Tbsp cilantro leaves, (optional garnish)

Spiced Cashew Nuts

1 tsp butter

½ cup unsalted cashews

pinch of paprika

pinch of salt


Papaya Chicken Marinade

1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the marinade (except chicken).

2. Add chicken and immerse in marinade.

3. Set aside to marinate for a minimum of 1 hour up to 24 hours.

4. Prepare Papaya BBQ Sauce.

Papaya BBQ Sauce

1. Heat oil in a pot over medium heat and add onion. Cook and stir until translucent ensuring onion does not brown.

2. Add sugar, scotch bonnet, zest of limes and lemon. Allow sugar to dissolve.

3. Add water, juice from lemon, limes and vinegar.

4. Bring to a boil.

5. Add papaya and season with salt.

6. Bring to a boil again and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.

7. Using a blender, puree sauce until smooth.

To Grill Chicken

1. Heat and oil grill.

2. Remove chicken from marinade and place on grill.

3. Baste each breast with 2 tablespoons of Papaya BBQ Sauce, continue basting occasionally until chicken is cooked through.

4. Garnish with chopped Spiced Cashews and cilantro leaves.

Spiced Cashew Nuts

1. In a small frying pan, melt butter over medium heat.

2. Add cashews until golden brown. Remove from heat, add paprika and salt.

3. Reserve half of Spiced Cashew Nuts and chop for chicken and reserve the remainder whole for the watercress salad.

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