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Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa

Tasty cilantro lime grilled chicken topped with a fresh, summery strawberry salsa.

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa

If you marinate the chicken and make the salsa the night before all you really need to do is head outside into the sunshine, fire up the grill and cook the chicken for a no fuss and no mess meal in the great outdoors, or just in your back yard, or on a balcony as the case may be.

If you are looking for a nice way to celebrate the arrival of summer you can't go wrong with this cilantro lime grilled chicken with strawberry salsa!

Ingredients
    FOR THE STRAWBERRY SALSA:
  • 1 pound strawberries, diced (~2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup red or green onion, finely diced or sliced
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • FOR THE CILANTRO LIME GRILLED CHICKEN:
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 limes, juice and zest or 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions
    FOR THE STRAWBERRY SALSA:
  1. Mix everything and enjoy!
  2. FOR THE CILANTRO LIME GRILLED CHICKEN:
  3. Marinate the chicken in the mixture of the lime juice and zest, oil, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno, salt and pepper for 30 minutes to overnight.
  4. Grill the chicken over medium-high heat until cooked, about 3-5 minutes per side.
  5. Serve topped with the strawberry salsa.

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa


Serve with grilled asparagus for a perfect light grilled summer meal!
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