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Grilled Chicken Breasts With Georgia Peach Salsa

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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In minutes, create a fresh and sassy salsa to top a deliciously grilled chicken breast.

Ingredients

Salsa

1
cup chopped peeled ripe peaches
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
2
teaspoons brown sugar
1/2
cup diced red bell pepper
2
tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
1
tablespoon minced jalapeño chile pepper
Dash salt

Chicken

4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine peaches, lime juice and brown sugar; mix well. Stir in bell pepper, green onions, chile pepper and dash of salt.
  • 2 Place 1 chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3 When ready to grill, oil grill rack. Lightly sprinkle chicken with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Place chicken on oiled rack on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 6 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once. Serve with salsa.
  • 1 Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine peaches, lime juice and brown sugar; mix well. Stir in bell pepper, green onions, chile pepper and dash of salt.
  • 2 Place 1 chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3 When ready to grill, oil grill rack. Lightly sprinkle chicken with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Place chicken on oiled rack on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 6 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once. Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

To broil, place chicken on broiler pan and broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times provided above as a guide.

Salsa is the Mexican word for "sauce." The sauces--either fresh or cooked--may consist of chopped vegetables, fruits or both, and seasonings that lend a hot, mild, sweet or tart taste. One ingredient is common to most salsas: chiles.

Use nectarines or plums in place of the peaches.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
27g
27%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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