JOIE'S MEXICAN SALAD
Lime Cilantro Dressing
Zest of 2 Limes (then juice these for the 5T. needed below)
5T. lime juice (2 Limes)
4 cloves garlic crushed
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped fine. Slice open and remove seeds.
2 handfuls cilantro, snipped into blender
2/3 C. vegetable oil
6T. feta cheese, crumbled
Toss all ingredients into blender and whirl till creamy. Recipe fills a normal sized cruet.
Salad Ingredients: Add your own favorites too!
Lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, tortilla chips, sliced red onions, grated cheddar, black beans (rinsed), grilled chicken, see recipe below.
Chicken MarinadeRecipe makes enough marinade for 4 chicken breasts.
In a zip lock bag or shallow dish:
1 Lime (Zest the lime first, then squeeze out the juice, and use it.)
½ t. oregano
2 large cloves garlic crushed
salt & pepper to taste
Marinate boneless skinless breasts in refrigerator for 2-4 hours max. Last 20 minutes let rest at room temperature before cooking. Grill on a hot fire to retain moisture. Watch as not to burn. Let cool and cut into strips or shred and serve with the salad.