Cilantro-Lime Chicken w/Avocado Salsa

Cilantro-Lime Chicken w/Avocado Salsa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 344.5
  • Total Fat: 16.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 98.6 mg
  • Sodium: 410.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 40.9 g

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Introduction

A three-minute dip into a pungent cilantro-lime marinade is all that's needed to deliver big flavor to chicken breasts. Serve with saffron rice. A three-minute dip into a pungent cilantro-lime marinade is all that's needed to deliver big flavor to chicken breasts. Serve with saffron rice.
Number of Servings: 4

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.


Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1/4 cup salsa)


From: All Recipes.com - Cooking Light, APRIL 2009

Serving Size: 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GIDGETJO.

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