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Cumin Chicken with Spicy Tomato Relish

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1/2 cup relish)
The tomato relish is similar to a salsa. It's great on fish as well as chicken.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 236
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 40.4 g
  • carbohydrate 5.6 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 411 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

  2. Combine cumin, black pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; rub chicken breast halves with cumin mixture.

  3. Place a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot (about 2 minutes). Add chicken, and cook 7 minutes on each side or until done. Cut each chicken breast half diagonally across grain into thin slices, and arrange on individual serving plates. Serve with tomato relish.

  4. carbo rating: 4

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