Chicken with Peach-Cucumber Salsa Recipe
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Chicken with Peach-Cucumber Salsa Recipe

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To keep our kitchen cool, we grill chicken outdoors and pass it with a minty peach salsa that can easily be made ahead. —Janie Colle, Hutchinson, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled fresh peaches (about 2 medium)
  • 3/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 4 tablespoons peach preserves, divided
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh mint
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/2 cup salsa: 261 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 525mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.


  1. For salsa, in a small bowl, combine peaches, cucumber, 2 tablespoons preserves, onion, mint and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with pepper and remaining salt. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat 5 minutes. Turn; grill 7-9 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 165°, brushing tops occasionally with remaining preserves. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Peach-Cucumber Salsa in Simple & Delicious June/July 2015

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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KatAp User ID: 7615706 229393
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2015

"Yum! My family loved this salsa, and on top of the chicken it was delicious. Our perfectly ripe Georgia peaches were key. We'll definitely make this again."

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