Monterey Grilled Chicken with Kiwi-Papaya Salsa

Enjoy grilled chicken with a fruit based salsa – a distinctive dinner. Ready in 30 minutes!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

SALSA

1medium papaya, peeled, seeded, coarsely chopped
2
kiwi fruit, peeled, coarsely chopped
1
teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
teaspoon fresh lime juice

CHICKEN

4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1
tablespoon oil
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
oz. (4 slices) Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine all salsa ingredients; toss gently to combine.
  • 2 Place 1 chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves. Brush both sides of chicken with oil. Sprinkle one side with paprika and pepper.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place chicken, seasoned side down, 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. Top chicken with cheese; cook an additional 30 to 60 seconds, or until cheese is melted. Serve with salsa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    140%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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