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Grilled Caribbean Lime Chicken

With its amazing tropical salsa, this entree is a showstopper. Add leftover salsa to quesadillas, pork tenderloin or serve it with tortilla chips. Mary Shivers - Ada, Oklahoma
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • SALSA:
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 2/3 cup cubed avocado
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the lime juice, oil, garlic and Greek seasoning; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. In a small bowl, combine salsa ingredients. Chill until serving.
  • Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Serve with salsa.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 260 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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  • sandynielsen
    May 29, 2016

    This was excellent, easy and would be great for a summer cookout with friends and family. I served it with Zataran's Yellow Rice. I doubled the salsa and served it next day with tortilla chips.

  • babymachine
    Jul 21, 2010

    This chicken is amazing!!!!!! It has such a great flavor and my family LOVED it!

  • lbj1252
    Jun 21, 2010

    My daughter & I made this recipe for our Father's Day dinner. Everyone liked it, even the kids! It is easy to make too!

  • krasmuss
    Jun 3, 2010

    I really liked the marinade for the chicken. The salsa was good, but nobody at our house is a fan of avocado, so I would probably omit that next time.

  • PeterSB
    Jun 1, 2010

    This is a great "company" recipe--and good for every day use, too. Great salsa!

  • jennidw
    May 23, 2010

    we were out of gas so couldn't grill the chicken and broiled it instead. The chicken still came out yummy and the salsa was very tasty!

  • kveleta
    May 17, 2010

    outstanding! The salsa really is the star of the show and perfectly complements the lime chicken. It's the new favorite "grilled chicken" recipe in our house!