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Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Mango Salsa Tostitos® Scoops!®

 

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Refrigeration Time: 1 hour

Servings: 12

Zesty jerk marinade flavors chicken thigh meat that is baked in TOSTITOS® SCOOPS!® Tortilla Chips.

Ingredients

1/2 lb boneless chicken thighs, skin on

1/2 cup yellow onion, diced

1/4 cup Topicana Pure Premium Orange Juice

1/4 cup green onions, sliced

1 Tbs Soy Sauce

2 Tbs malt vinegar

2 Tbs fresh lemon juice

2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil

3 Scotch bonnet or habanero peppers, seeds removed

2 cloves peeled garlic

1 Tbs Dark Brown Sugar

1 Tbs fresh ginger, grated

1 tsp Kosher Salt

1/2 tsp Ground All spice

1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

2 tsp fresh chopped thyme leaves

1 tsp freshly grated orange zest

1 tsp freshly grated lemon zest

1 pinch ground nutmeg

1 pinch ground cinnamon

1 pinch Ground clove

1 bag 14 oz TOSTITOS® SCOOPS!® Tortilla Chips

1 jar 15 oz TOSTITOS® Chunky Salsa

1 fresh mango, peeled, seeded and cut 1/4 inch dice

Directions

1. One hour to one day in advance, combine all ingredients except the chicken, Tostitos scoops, salsa and mango and place in the bowl of a food processor and run to a coarse paste.

2. Marinate the chicken in the jerk marinade at least one hour up to 24 hours.

3. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill to medium heat.

4. Grill the marinated chicken thighs on each side for about 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from grill and allow to cool.

5. Shred the chicken meat with your fingers, then roughly chop with a knife. Set aside.

6. In a mixing bowl combine the Tostitos salsa and the mango and mix well.

7. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.

8. Place about a Tablespoon of the chicken meat into each Tostitos Scoop, about 3 or 4 per person. Place on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 10 minutes.

9. Remove from the oven and top with about a teaspoon of the salsa and serve immediately.