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Grilled Chicken with Cucumber Melon Salsa


Cucumber melon salsa makes this grilled chicken fresh and tasty any time of the year.

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  • 2/3 cup cubed honeydew melon, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2/3 cup cubed cantaloupe, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup diced peeled English cucumber
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced jalapeño pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon light agave nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • Mint sprigs (optional)


Servings 4
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Step 1

Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

Combine first 10 ingredients; stir in 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, tossing well to combine.

Sprinkle chicken evenly with remaining 3/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Coat chicken with cooking spray. Place chicken on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with salsa; garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

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