Recipe courtesy of M Street Bar and Grill

John McCain Chicken Queso Burger

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 33 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 18 min
  • Yield: 6 burgers
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Ingredients

1 lemon

1 lime

1 orange

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon adobo all-purpose seasoning

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

6 6-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breasts

3/4 cup fresh tomato salsa, plus more for serving

6 slices pepper jack cheese (about 8 ounces)

6 challah rolls or other soft rolls, halved

1 Hass avocado, sliced

Directions

  1. 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. 
  2. 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. 
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