Pan-Grilled Chicken With Cranberry Salsa

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 299.1
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 69.5 mg
  • Sodium: 280.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 27.4 g

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    4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    1/3 cup minced green onions
    1 tablespoon minced pickled jalapeno peppers
    2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
    1 (12-ounce) container cranberry-orange sauce (such as Ocean Spray)
    2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, divided
    1-1/2 tablespoons lime juice, divided
    2 tablespoons 1/3-less-fat cream cheese


Preparation time: 12 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes

1. Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty
plastic wrap, and flatten to a 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet
or rolling pin. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat a grill pan over
medium-high heat; cook chicken for 5 minutes on each side or until
done. Keep warm.

2. Combine onions, jalapenos, vinegar, and cranberry sauce in a
medium bowl. Stir in 1 tablespoon cilantro and 1 tablespoon lime

3. Combine 1 tablespoon cilantro, 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice, and
cream cheese in a small bowl; stir well to combine. Spoon salsa
evenly onto individual plates. Place chicken on top of salsa; top
with a dollop of cilantro cream. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings
(serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1/3 cup sauce, and 2 teaspoons
cilantro cream).

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