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Brazilian Chicken

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet

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