Recipe courtesy of M Street Bar and Grill
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John McCain Chicken Queso Burger
Total:
1 hr 33 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
18 min
Yield:
6 burgers
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 33 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
18 min
Yield:
6 burgers
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Finely grate the zest of the lemon, lime and orange into a medium bowl. Squeeze in the juice of each fruit. Add the chili powder, adobo seasoning and olive oil; whisk to combine. Add the chicken and coat well with the marinade; cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight. 

Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high. Grill the chicken breasts until cooked through, about 8 minutes per side, turning once. Move the chicken to the cooler side of the grill (or reduce the heat on the stove) and top each piece with 1 tablespoon salsa and 1 slice cheese. Cover and cook until the cheese melts, 1 to 2 minutes. Place a chicken breast on each roll bottom; add a few slices of avocado and cover with the roll top. Serve with more salsa, if desired. 

Photograph by Tina Rupp

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