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.

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
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