Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Photo by Tricia T.

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  • Chicken:

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

  • 2½ tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • Cooking spray

  • Salsa:

  • 1 cup chopped plum tomato (about 2)

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 avocado, peeled and finely chopped


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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