Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Calories 289 Fat 13.2 g Satfat 2.4 g Monofat 7.5 g Polyfat 1.9 g Protein 35.6 g Carbohydrate 6.6 g Fiber 3.6 g Cholesterol 94 mg Iron 1.6 mg Sodium 383 mg Calcium 29 mg

Photo by Kathleen W.
Adapted from cookinglight.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Adapted from cookinglight.com

Ingredients

  • CHICKEN:

  • 2

    tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

  • 2 1/2

    tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 1/2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 4

    (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • Cooking spray

  • SALSA:

  • 1

    cup chopped plum tomato (about 2)

  • 2

    tablespoons finely chopped onion

  • 2

    teaspoons fresh lime juice

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/8

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1

    avocado, peeled and finely chopped

Directions

1. To prepare chicken, combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; toss and let stand 3 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done. 2. To prepare salsa, combine tomato and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl. Add avocado; stir gently to combine. Serve salsa over chicken.

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