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Caribbean-Style Chicken with Tropical Salsa

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1/4 cup salsa, and 1 lime wedge)
Look for Jamaican jerk seasoning in your supermarket's spice aisle. If it's not available, you can make your own: Combine 1 teaspoon paprika,1/2 teaspoon dried thyme,1/2 teaspoon sugar,1/2 teaspoon salt,1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes,and 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice.

Ingredients

  • Salsa:
  • 1 cup diced peeled papaya
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Chicken:
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon Jamaican jerk seasoning (such as Spice Islands), divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 lime wedges
  • Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 157
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 26.7 g
  • carbohydrate 4.4 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 72 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 64 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. To prepare salsa, combine the 4 ingredients in a bowl.

  3. To prepare chicken, sprinkle breast halves evenly with Jamaican jerk seasoning. Coat each half with cooking spray. Place on grill rack; grill 4 1/2 minutes on each side or until chicken is done. Cut each breast into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Serve with salsa and a lime wedge; garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.