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Southwestern Chicken Bread Bowl

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  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 Pound
  Hot jalapeno jelly 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Sun-dried tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Seeded jalapeno 1 (Pickled Or Fresh, 1 To 1 1/2 Inches)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled
  Green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), quartered (4 Pieces)
  Chopped cilantro 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped jicama 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Corn 1 Cup (16 tbs), thawed and blotted dry on paper towels (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Regular Or Light)
  Fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Round sourdough bread loaf 1 (About 7 Inches)
  Napa cabbage 6 Ounce, finely shredded (6 Cups)
  Avocado 1 , peeled, halved, pitted, and thinly sliced

To Cook Chicken: Preheat coals or broiler.
Generously brush 1 side of chicken with jelly.
Grill, jelly side down, 3 to 4 inches from coals or broil as close to unit as possible for about 3 minutes.
Brush with jelly, turn, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cooked through.
Cool and cut into 3/8-inch strips.
To Make Puree: Place the tomatoes in a medium microwavesafe bowl and cover with water.
Microwave on high (100%) for 3 to 4 minutes, or until soft.
Remove from water, place in food processor with metal blade and process with jalapeno until finely minced, scraping sides as needed.
Puree will not be smooth.
To Make Salsa: In a food processor with the metal blade, process garlic and jalapeno until minced.
Add green onions and cilantro; pulse until finely chopped.
Add jfcama and pulse until coarsely chopped.
Remove to a bowl and stir in corn, sour cream, lime juice, and salt. (Salsa may be refrigerated overnight and drained before using.) To Assemble Sandwich: Cut a slice off top of bread for a lid.
Cut out bread from bottom and sides, leaving a 1/2-inch shell.
Spread bottom, sides, and underside of lid with the puree.
Layer half the chicken, cabbage, salsa, and avocado into bread bowl.
Repeat with second layer of each.
Cover with bread lid and wrap loaf in foil.
Refrigerate weighted down with a baking sheet and tin cans or bricks for 1 hour.

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Southwestern Chicken Bread Bowl Recipe