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Balsamic Grilled Chicken with Fresh Tomato Salsa

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Balsamic Grilled Chicken with Fresh Tomato Salsa
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Marinade magic! It's easy with bottled dressing and fast grilling chicken.
Updated Aug 23, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    No Italian seasoning? change it up and use dried basil.

Nutrition

430 Calories, 34g Total Fat, 26g Protein, 4g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
310
Total Fat
34g
53%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Potassium
400mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
3g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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