Healthy Recipes

Grilled Chicken With Strawberry-peach Salsa
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Extra virgin olive oil ½ + ½ tablespoon
Juice of 1 lime, divided
Thyme ½ teaspoon
Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2
Strawberries, diced 1 cup
Peach, diced 1
Jalapeno (optional) ½
Fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons
Scallion, chopped 1
Dash of salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste


Directions
  1. Mix together ½ tablespoon of olive oil, ½ of the lime juice, and thyme in a small shallow dish. Add chicken breasts, cover with plastic wrap, and marinate in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours, turning chicken once.
  2. Combine strawberries, peaches, jalapeno, parsley, scallions, the remaining ½ tablespoon of olive oil, and the remaining lime juice. Season with a dash of salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Place in the refrigerator until chicken is ready.
  3. Prepare indoor or outdoor grill. Grill chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Serve with salsa.

Exchanges
4 very lean meats; 1 fruit; ½ fat

Side Suggestions: Rice pilaf


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 243
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Sodium 159 mg
Total Carbohydrate 13.5 g
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Protein 28.5 g
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