Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 12 mins

Total time: 27 mins

Author: Krista

Serves: 4

Ingredients

Cilantro Lime Chicken:

  • 1.5 lb. boneless chicken breast
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Avocado Salsa:

  • 4 avocados, diced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, diced
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. To a small bowl, add ¼ cup of lime juice, olive oil, ¼ cup of fresh cilantro, ground cumin, and ¼ teaspoon of salt. Whisk until mixed.
  2. Add chicken and marinade to a large ziplock bag. Let chicken marinade for 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat grill to medium high heat (about 400 degrees). Place chicken on grill and grill each side for 4-6 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Remove and let sit.
  4. To make the avocado salsa: add avocado, ½ cup fresh cilantro, 3 tablespoons lime juice, red wine vinegar, red pepper flakes, garlic clove, and salt to a small bowl. Gently toss to mix.
  5. Top Cilantro Lime Chicken with fresh Avocado Salsa.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 6 oz. chicken + salsa Calories: 373 Fat: 29 g Carbohydrates: 14 g Sugar: 1 g Sodium: 227 mg Fiber: 10 g Protein: 15 g Cholesterol: 33 m

This delightful recipe was found at www.joyfulhealthyeats.com. Check them out for more GREAT recipes! 

Posted on April 25, 2016 .