Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa Recipe

The fresh fruit salsa makes this dish summery and light, but full of sweet flavor.


Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa Recipe

How To Make Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa

When regular roasted chicken isn't enough, try this quick and easy grilled chicken with fruit salsa recipe! This fruit salsa has a bright and fiery flavor profile that just goes well with the tender and juicy grilled chicken.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 45 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 serrano chiles, seeded and chopped
  • 2 lime juice
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2/3 cup fresh orange segments
  • 1/4 cup tequila

Fruit Salsa

  • 4 serrano chiles, seeded and chopped
  • 2 fresh navel oranges, peeled and divided into segments
  • 1 1/4 cup fresh pineapple, chopped
  • 1/3 cup honeydew melon, chopped
  • 1/3 cup cantaloupe, chopped
  • 1 lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. Cut small slits in each chicken breast.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour over chicken breasts and marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
  4. Prepare fruit salsa a couple of hours before grilling chicken and allow it to sit at room temperature.
  5. Grill or broil chicken breasts until fully cooked, basting with marinade as the chicken cooks.
  6. Garnish with fruit salsa.
  7. You may substitute jalapeno
  8. peppers for serrano peppers: however only use 1-2.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 11g
  • :
  • Calcium: 45mg
  • Calories: 433kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 72mg
  • Fat: 28g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 481mg
  • Protein: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 77mg
  • Vitamin A: 695IU
  • Vitamin C: 68mg
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