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Brazilian Chicken

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  Chicken breast halves 8 , skinned and boned
  Firm bananas 2 , peeled and cut in half lengthwise
For stuffing
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Desiccated coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hot pepper sauce 6 Drop
  Garlic salt 1 Pinch
For baste
  Coconut milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Grated fresh ginger root 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon

Place chicken breasts between two pieces of plastic wrap.
Pound to flatten.
Set aside.
To make stuffing, cream butter with chili powder.
Beat in desiccated coconut.
Add hot pepper sauce and garlic salt.
Mix well.
Spoon a small amount of stuffing on each chicken breast.
Roll chicken around stuffing and tuck in the sides.
Fasten with a skewer.
Combine all baste ingredients in a bowl.
Stir well, then set aside.
Place chicken on barbecue grill at a medium distance above the hot coals.
Cook for 20 minutes, turning frequently and basting constantly.
During the last few minutes of cooking, place bananas on grill.
Turn once.

Recipe Summary

South American
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4483 Calories from Fat 2689

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 310 g476.9%

Saturated Fat 205.1 g1025.6%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 1281.9 mg427.3%

Sodium 1284.1 mg53.5%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.2%

Dietary Fiber 31 g123.9%

Sugars 47 g

Protein 334 g667.5%

Vitamin A 180.8% Vitamin C 105.2%

Calcium 29.9% Iron 95.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Brazilian Chicken Recipe