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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Plum Salsa

Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/4 cup salsa)
This dish has a nice combination of flavors from the spice-rubbed grilled chicken and the sweet salsa with a touch of heat from the hot sauce. Peaches, nectarines, or pineapple can be used in place of the plums to make the salsa.

Ingredients

  • Chicken:
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • Plum Salsa:
  • 1 cup chopped ripe plum (about 2 plums)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 203
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 5.8 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 1.8 g
  • polyfat 2.1 g
  • protein 27.1 g
  • carbohydrate 9.8 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 72 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 431 mg
  • calcium 24 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare chicken, combine the first 4 ingredients. Rub chicken with brown sugar mixture.

  2. Heat the oil in a grill pan or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.

  3. While the chicken is cooking, combine remaining ingredients in a bowl. Serve with chicken.