Grilled Chicken with Tomato Cilantro Citrus Salsa

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Skinless chicken breast doesn't have to be boring. This recipe combines lean chicken breast with antioxidant-rich tomatoes and heart-healthy avocado for Mediterranean-inspired meal.

Grilled Chicken with Tomato Cilantro Citrus Salsa


Quantity Ingredients
Four 4 oz./ 120 g boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 tbsp / 25 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tsp/ 10 ml olive oil
2 cups / 500 ml diced fresh tomato
1 avocado, diced
1/2 cup / 125 ml coarsely chopped cilantro
2 tbsp / 25 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 tsp / 1 ml sea salt
Amount freshly ground black pepper, to taste


In a shallow dish, toss chicken breasts with lime juice and olive oil.  Set aside for 10 to 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, preheat grill over medium-low heat.

Place chicken on grill and cook for 18-20 minutes, or until cooked through, turning every 4-5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl combine tomato, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper.  Toss to combine.

Remove chicken from grill, and cover with tomato mixture.  Serve immediately.

Serves 4.

Per chicken breast with ½ cup (125 ml) salsa: 307 calories, 26 g protein, 19 g total fat (4 g saturated fat), 8 g carbohydrate, 4 g fibre, 77 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium

Excellent source of: vitamin K, potassium 

Good source of: vitamin C, vitamin E, magnesium, folate

Source: Leslie Beck's Longevity Diet