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Chicken with Peach-Avocado Salsa

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

This super fresh dinner is pure summer—juicy peaches, creamy avocado, grilled chicken and a kick of hot sauce and lime. To get it on the table even quicker, make the salsa ahead. —Shannon Roum, Cudahy, Wisconsin
Chicken with Peach-Avocado Salsa Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 medium peach, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Directions

  1. For salsa, in a small bowl, combine peaches, avocado, red pepper, onion, basil, lime juice, hot sauce, lime zest, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with remaining salt and pepper. On a lightly greased grill rack, grill chicken, covered, over medium heat 5 minutes. Turn; grill until a thermometer reads 165°, 7-9 minutes longer. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/2 cup salsa: 265 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 536mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 36g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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