Appetizer of the Week – Orange Jalapeño Chicken Party Pinwheels

April 2, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Orange Jalapeño Chicken Party Pinwheels. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing are Cream Cheese, Jalapeno Chilies, Orange Marmalade, Green Onions, Parsley, Flour Tortillas, Chicken Breasts, Avocado, and Spinach. Also included is a recipe for Grapefruit Salsa. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022!

Orange Jalapeño Chicken Party Pinwheels
Served with a refreshing grapefruit salsa, these zesty pinwheels are sure to delight.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon jalapeno chilies, chopped
2 tablespoons orange marmalade
1 tablespoon green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
6 (10-inch) flour tortillas
4 baked or grilled chicken breasts, cut in thin strips
1 avocado, sliced
2 cups fresh spinach, cut in very thin strips

For Grapefruit Salsa
1 cup pink Florida grapefruit, sectioned
1 cup white Florida grapefruit, sectioned
2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons chili sauce
2 drops Tabasco sauce
Black pepper, Lawry’s seasoning salt, and rum to taste

Cooking Directions:
1 – Mix softened cream cheese with jalapeno chiles, orange marmalade, green onions and parsley.
2 – Spread mixture on middle of flour tortillas, making sure to leave at least 1/2 inch around edge.
3 – Top with several thin chicken strips.
4 – Top with avocado and shredded spinach.
5 – Top with dollop of salsa.
6 – Roll tortillas and refrigerate until chilled (approximately 4 hours).
7 – Cut tortillas into 1 inch slices.
8 – Arrange on plate and garnish with Florida citrus fruit.
Makes approximately 48 pinwheels.

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