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Chimchurri Chicken and Mexican Street Corn w pics

Discussion in 'Grilling Chicken' started by SmokinVOLfan, Jul 11, 2019 at 10:54 AM.

  1. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    First off big shout out to @xray for the recipes on the chimchurri and Mexican street corn. If you haven't tried them or seen his threads give them a try.

    Started off with some boneless skinless chicken breasts marinated in Italian dressing, Dales, Soy sauce, CBP, and minced garlic.
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    Had 5 ears of corn so shucked coated in EVOO and onto the grill
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    After the corn came off chicken went on. All done
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    Mixed up a batch of chimchurri in the food processor
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    Brushed up the corn in Xrays sauce and rolled it in Cotija cheese. Sorry for the crappy picture.
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    Money shot. Added in some steamed veggies with balsamic reduction and a little of the crumbled Cotija cheese.
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    Wife loved it and I cant deny this stuff was amazing. One of the best meals I have had in awhile and fairly simple for a Wednesday night. Saved the other 2 ears of corn(plain) and 3 of the chicken breasts and took them to some elderly neighbors. Again big shout out to Xray. Thanks for looking!
     

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  2. pushok2018

    pushok2018 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    That meal on the plate looks delicious! Like!
     
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  3. How long did you marinate the breasts? How can I get a look at the chimi recipe btw?

    Everything looks great!
     
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  4. xray

    xray Master of the Pit

    Wow that’s a fantastic looking plate! I love how your corn came out with the cotija. I really need to get some!

    Awesome!!

    Another +1 for sharing with your neighbors!
     
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  5. xray

    xray Master of the Pit

    Here’s the chimichurri recipe I use. You could swap out fresh oregano if you have it. Most of the time I can’t find it so I use dried. You could also add cilantro...there’s tons of ways for chimichurri.

    https://www.smokingmeatforums.com/threads/sometimes-you-just-can’t-beat-charcoal.287633/

    https://www.smokingmeatforums.com/threads/spring-ribeye-with-chimichurri.285453/

    Sorry for the hijack SV.
     
  6. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Gotta say that looks REAL good to me.
    Bet your neighbors appreciated your kindness in sharing.
    POINT
    Gary
     
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  7. 5GRILLZNTN

    5GRILLZNTN Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Yet another fine looking meal Smokin. That plated shot looks awesome. As always, GO VOLS!
     
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  8. motocrash

    motocrash Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Bonito! Ole!
     
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  9. gmc2003

    gmc2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wow that's a great looking meal, and not a PBR in sight!!!. Seriously excellent cook and kudos for sharing.

    Point for sure
    Chris
     
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  10. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    Thanks! Was simple and great!
     
  11. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    Thanks for the like! I marinated them for about an hour. Would have gone longer but by the time I got home from work that's about all the time I had! I use some of the marinade to brush on while they are grilling.
     
  12. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    Thanks xray. Man that corn was killer. Thinking I might impress some family and neighbors with that the next time I do a big smoke or cookout. Cotija cheese made a big difference.
     
  13. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    Thanks Gary! Yeah try to help out where I can with the elderly neighbors. They enjoyed the meal for lunch the next day!
     
  14. I gotta find cotija cheese. I got something ground but I think it was more of an Italian type of cheese
     
  15. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    Thanks 5grillz...GO VOLS
     
  16. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    Thanks Chris! Man I had just finished my last PBR I had the day before. Had to settle for Yeungling and miller's
     
  17. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    You can find it at most local grocery stores. Its usually where they keep the Mexican melting cheeses and sometimes the mozzarella balls
     
  18. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    Hey @xray ...here's what I did with the leftovers last night! Salad with grilled chicken, chimchurri, cut the corn off the cob, some cotija cheese, and other veggies
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  19. xray

    xray Master of the Pit

    Looks good, very nice! I bet it was tasty and healthy too!!

    I also just learned the mention function using @. That’s pretty cool! I can’t believe how fast technology has passed me by.
     
  20. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Master of the Pit

    You know I just figured that out yesterday myself while I was making this post lol