Chicago "MasterChef Junior" finalist Avani Shah

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Chicago 'MasterChef Junior' finalist Avani Shah (WLS)

There's a new event coming to the Taste of Chicago this year - and it's for kids!

Kids Eat Chicago will feature fun, games and demonstrations from the kids featured in the show "MasterChef Junior." One of those kids featured is finalist Avani Shah and she's here to whip up a delicious dish perfect for summer.
Kids Eat Chicago (at the Taste of Chicago)
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 8 & Sunday, July 9
North President's Court in Grant Park
www.kidseatchicago.com

AVANI'S RECIPE
Cilantro Lime Chicken with Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad
Ingredients - Chicken:
2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts (Pounded to an even thickness)

2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne (or sub for paprika if you want it mild)
Lime zest from 1 lime
1/4 cup lime juice
3 cloves garlic (minced)
3 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp salt

Mix ingredients to make marinade. Place and coat chicken in marinade and refrigerate 3-5 hours. Grill on your preferred grilling method 5 mins each side. Until fully cooked.

Ingredients - Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad
4 corn (husked still on cob)
1 red onion
1 avocado
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese
1/2 tsp salt
Finely chopped cilantro and paprika for garnish

Grill the corn on your preferred grilling method. Once cooked, carefully cut kernels off the cob into a bowl. Add chopped red onions, chopped avocado, lime juice, salt, and cheese. Mix. Garnish with cilantro and paprika.

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