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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mandarin Orange Salsa

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mandarin Orange Salsa
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
Mandarin orange segments, crushed pineapple, lemon juice and hot chiles mingle to make a exceptionally easy homemade salsa. From eatbetteramerica.

Ingredients

Salsa

  • 1 can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeño chile
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Chicken

  • 1 tablespoon olive, canola or soybean oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Directions

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix all salsa ingredients. Set aside.
  • 2
    Brush oil over all sides of chicken breasts. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt, the pepper and ground red pepper.
  • 3
    Place chicken on grill rack over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Serve salsa with chicken.

  • Pineapple is a source of manganese, a mineral. Manganese functions as a part of many enzymes and is helpful with energy metabolism.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
13g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Mandarin orange segments, crushed pineapple, lemon juice and hot chiles mingle to make a exceptionally easy homemade salsa. From eatbetteramerica.
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