Friday, April 23, 2010

Smothered BBQ Chicken with Grilled Potatoes

Now that the weather is heating up, we'll be doing alot of grilling (and by we, I mean the hubs). This is one of our favorite Aussie restaurant-inspired grilled dinners: Smothered BBQ Chicken w/ Grilled Potatoes and a cool salad



Smothered BBQ Chicken with Grilled Potatoes and Tomato Salad
BBQ Chicken Ingredients
6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, rinsed and trimmed
6 slices bacon, cooked and cut into halves
1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
1 cup of your favorite BBQ Sauce

Grilled Potato Ingredients
4 medium potatoes
1/4 sweet onion, chopped fine
2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup shredded monterey jack or pepper-jack cheese
2 teaspoons pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
olive oil


Salad Ingredients:
2 cups mixed lettuce, chopped
1 small carrot, shredded
1 fresh tomato, chopped
1/4 cup sweet onion or red onion, chopped fine
2-3 springs fresh dill
Ranch dressing

 Directions:
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high
  2. Wash the potatoes
  3. Combine the salt, pepper and garlic powder
  4. Rub each potato with a little olive oil and then sprinkle with salt & pepper
  5. Cut each potato in half lengthwise
  6. Put the potato halves on the grill, cut side down
  7. While the potatoes are grilling, toss salad ingredients together
  8. Put chicken on the grill and baste with BBQ sauce
  9. Flip the potatoes after 20 and grill for an additional 10 minutes
  10. Flip the chicken after 7, baste with more BBQ sauce
  11. Continue to flip and baste the chicken every 10 minutes until fully cooked
To assemble:
  1. Arrange two bacon strip halves in an X on top of each chicken breast; top with approximately 2 tablespoons shredded cheese
  2. Sprinkle approximately 1 tablespoon of cheese onto each potato half; top with approximately 1 teaspoon onion, 1 teaspoon crumbled bacon and another 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese

2 comments:

Denise said...

Following you from Trendy Treehouse's Friday Follow! Great Blog. Absolutely love your background and you have great variety. I am sending this to my hubby (he is the cook) sounds delish! I will enjoy checking in to see what you have done next!

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Jennifer @ The Toy Box Years said...

Hi there!!

That meal looks absolutely DELICIOUS!!! Printing it out now!

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