Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mandarin Orange Salsa

Looking for a grilled dinner? Then check out this chicken served with mandarin orange salsa – a sweet and tangy meal.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

Salsa

1
(11-oz.) can mandarin orange segments, drained
1
(8-oz.) can crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, drained
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1
tablespoon chopped, seeded jalapeño chile
1/4
teaspoon salt

Chicken

1
tablespoon olive oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Brush oil over all sides of chicken breast halves. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt, the pepper and ground red pepper.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 12 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once. Serve salsa with chicken.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Brush oil over all sides of chicken breast halves. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt, the pepper and ground red pepper.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 12 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once. Serve salsa with chicken.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
65),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.