Chicken with Grilled Watermelon Salsa

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Chicken with Grilled Watermelon Salsa

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Recipe Data

13min
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25min
Total

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Description

Watermelon salsa made with mixed fruit and jalapeno packs heat and juicy flavor, perfect for topping lightly seasoned chicken breasts. 

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Servings and Ingredients

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1 tbsp.fresh lemon juice
1 tsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
½ c.fresh blueberries
½mango, peeled, seeded and chopped
1kiwi, peeled and chopped
½jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
4(5-to-6-oz) chicken breast halves
Hy-Vee nonstick olive oil cooking spray
1 tsp.poultry seasoning
¼medium seedless watermelon, about 12 oz, cut into 1-inch-thick slices, rind removed
2 tbsp.fresh basil, chopped, for serving

Things To Grab

  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Large bowl
  • Meat thermometer
  • Cutting board
  • Aluminum foil

Directions

  1. Prepare a charcoal or gas grill with greased grill rack for direct grilling over medium-high heat.
  2. Combine lemon juice and oil in a large bowl. Add blueberries, mango, kiwi and jalapeno. Set aside.

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  3. Lightly coat chicken breasts with cooking spray and sprinkle with poultry seasoning. Grill chicken 12 minutes or until fully cooked (165 degrees), turning once. Lightly coat watermelon slices with cooking spray. Grill watermelon just until grill marks form, about 1 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer chicken and watermelon to a cutting board; cover chicken loosely with foil and let stand 5 minutes. Let watermelon stand until cool enough to handle; chop into cubes.
  4. Add watermelon to fruit in bowl and toss to combine. Serve chicken topped with grilled fruit salsa. Sprinkle with basil.

Nutrition facts

Servings

240 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Sodium: 65mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 33g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 15%
0%
Vitamin C 70%
0%
Iron 6%
0%
Calcium 2%

Recipe Source:

Balance July 2017