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Really? Lemon, Gin, and Chicken? O yes! A fresh, tangy twist to this amazing Mexican snack.
Nachos are typical pub food or served as a snack. The more cheese you add… the better!
Lemon & Gin Chicken Nachos
- 60ml Gin
- Zest of 1 Lemon
- 60ml Lemon Juice
- 30ml Coriander, Freshly Chopped
- 15ml Olive oil
- 300g Chicken Breast Fillets, cut into strips
- 30ml Olive Oil
- 1 Large Red Onion, sliced thinly, divided
- 120g Yellow Pepper, cut into thin strips
- 125ml Tomato Paste
- 60ml Red Wine
- 30ml Lemon Juice
- 2,5ml Paprika
- Salt & Black Pepper to taste
- 1 Large Packet Doritos, Cheese Chips
- 120g Mozzarella, grated
- 1 Avocado, peeled and sliced
- Juice of 1 Lemon
- 1 Tomato, Finely Chopped
- Fresh Coriander
- Salt and Pepper, to taste
- 250ml sour cream
- 1 Lemon, cut into wedges
- First, start with the marinade: In a medium mixing bowl, combine the gin, lemon zest, lemon juice, coriander, and oil.
- Add the chicken strip to the marinade and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
- Add the olive oil into a large saucepan and place over moderate heat.
- Add three-quarters of the onion rings and yellow pepper and fry until translucent, about 5 minutes.
- Add the tomato paste, red wine, lemon juice, paprika, and seasonings and cook until thickened. Remove from the pan and keep aside.
- Use the same pan to fry the chicken strips in a little bit of the gin marinade until cooked and browned on all sides.
- Transfer the cooked chicken strips to a plate and cover with foil. Set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 200°C and prepare a large baking tray with parchment paper.
- Place the Dorito chips on the prepared tray and top with the onion and tomato mixture followed by the mozzarella cheese. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until cheese has melted.
- Top the Doritos with the finely chopped tomato, and arrange the chicken strips and avocado on top.
- Scatter with the remaining onion rings and fresh coriander.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve with sour cream and lemon wedges.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.