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Grilled Chicken with Melon Salsa

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Enjoy tasty grilled chicken served with melon salsa that’s ready in 25 minutes – a delightful dinner.

Ingredients

1
cup chopped seeded assorted melon (cantaloupe, honeydew and/or watermelon)
2
tablespoons frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
fresh jalapeño chile, seeded, chopped
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves or 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine melon, lemonade concentrate, cilantro, chile and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Sprinkle chicken with pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. When ready to grill, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 15 minutes for breasts or 8 to 12 minutes for thighs or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once. Serve chicken with melon salsa.
  • 1 Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine melon, lemonade concentrate, cilantro, chile and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Sprinkle chicken with pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. When ready to grill, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 15 minutes for breasts or 8 to 12 minutes for thighs or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once. Serve chicken with melon salsa.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
27g
27%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
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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