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Bird of Paradise Recipe

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  • This zesty chicken dish made with Chicken Grilling Blend and tangy orange, pineapple and pepper salsa lives up to its name - you'll be in a mouthwatering paradise with one bite!
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 2


  • 3 tbsp Chicken Grilling Blend
  • 8 oz can pineapple bits in juice, drained
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about
  • 15 oz can mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
  • 14 oz can zesty tomatoes with jalapeo, drained
  • 8 oz can low-sodium Italian-style tomato sauce
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped


  1. Mix tomato sauce and 2 tablespoons Chicken Grilling Blend in a big zippered bag.
  2. Set aside 1/4 cup of the marinade to use as a baste.
  3. Slip the chicken into the bag, seal the bag and refrigerate for a few hours (or overnight for more flavor).
  4. Before grilling, combine remaining ingredients in a bowl and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to blend flavors.
  5. Fire up the grill – preferably charcoal – to medium.
  6. Remove chicken from bag and sprinkle with remaining tablespoon of Chicken Grilling Blend.
  7. Grill the chicken, turning and basting with reserved marinade a few times, about 10 minutes.
  8. It’s done when no longer pink in center of thickest part and juices run clear (about 160 degrees on an instant-read thermometer).
  9. Serve with orange-pineapple salsa.