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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mandarin Orange Salsa

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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mandarin Orange Salsa
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

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

Updated December 3, 2010

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)

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.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
19g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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