Balsamic Grilled Chicken with Fresh Tomato Salsa

Marinade magic! It's easy with bottled dressing and fast grilling chicken.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Balsamic Chicken

1
cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)

Fresh Tomato Salsa

6
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
2
teaspoons olive oil
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 In large reasealable food storage plastic bag, mix dressing and 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning.
  • 2 Add chicken; turn to coat with marinade. Seal bag and refrigerate, turning chicken occasionally, at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 3 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning halfway through grilling and brushing with marinade from plastic bag, until juice is clear when center of thickest part is cut (165°F).
  • 4 In medium bowl, stir together tomatoes, olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Serve chicken topped with fresh tomato salsa.

Expert Tips

No Italian seasoning? change it up and use dried basil.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
310),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.