Cilantro Lime chicken with avocado salsa

During the summer I’m all about grilled chicken recipes! They are easy, flavorful and they’re always an entree my family can agree on. This Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken is no exception.  Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa – a healthy, easy, 30-minute meal packed with fresh zesty flavors. This chicken recipe will quickly be a favorite.  I can’t get over how amazing the avocado salsa is with it. You get tender juicy chicken thanks to a delicious marinade and a perfect sear over a hot grill and with all the fresh ingredients here you just can’t go wrong.





2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking spray



1 cup chopped plum tomato (about 2)

2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 avocado, peeled and finely chopped




  • To prepare chicken, combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; toss and let stand 3 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.
  • To prepare salsa, combine tomato and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl. Add avocado; stir gently to combine. Serve salsa over chicken.


Nutritional information: calories 289, fat 13.2 g, satfat 2.4 g, monofat 7.5 g, polyfat 1.9 g, protein 35.6 g, carbohydrate 6.6 g, fiber 3.6 g, cholesterol 94 mg, iron 1.6 mg, sodium 383 mg, calcium 29 mg

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