Sandy's Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa

Sandy's Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa

Grilled chicken breasts served over salad greens and topped with fruit salsa - a zesty meal.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1/4
cup plus 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4
cup plus 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons tequila or gin, if desired
2
teaspoons chopped jalapeƱo chili
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
medium peaches, peeled and chopped
1
medium orange, peeled and chopped
4
medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
10
yellow or red cherry tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
4
cups bite-size pieces mixed salad greens
  1. Mix 1/4 cup lime juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 tablespoon tequila and 1 teaspoon chili in shallow glass or plastic dish. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to marinade; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients except salad greens in glass or plastic bowl. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon tequila, 1 teaspoon chili, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cover and refrigerate while grilling chicken.
  3. Heat coals or gas grill. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Cover and grill chicken 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 10 to 20 minutes, brushing 2 or 3 times with marinade, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Discard any remaining marinade.
  4. Divide salad greens among 4 plates. Slice chicken; arrange on greens. Spoon fruit salsa over chicken.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success Hint
Turning the meat a few times while it marinates allows for more even absorption of the marinade. The distance from the heat to the food is important. If the food is too close to the heat, it will burn.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 355
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.