Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa Recipe
Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Combine lemon juice, soy sauce, fresh ginger, lemon pepper, and garlic to make a kickin' marinade for grilled chicken. Fruit salsa adds sweetness and crunch to this tropical dish.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/2 cup salsa)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 257
Caloriesfromfat 9 %
Fat 2.6 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 40.9 g
Carbohydrate 16.7 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 683 mg
Calcium 49 mg

Ingredients

Chicken:
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon lemon pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
6 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Cooking spray
Salsa:
1 1/2 cups cubed pineapple
3/4 cup cubed peeled kiwifruit (about 3 kiwifruit)
3/4 cup coarsely chopped orange sections
1/2 cup chopped peeled mango
1/2 cup diced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped

Preparation

To prepare chicken, combine the juice, soy sauce, ginger, lemon pepper, and garlic in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken to bag; seal and shake to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning once.

Prepare grill or broiler.

Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

To prepare salsa, combine pineapple and remaining ingredients, tossing gently. Serve with chicken.

Note:

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March 2003
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