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Chicken Breasts with Melon Relish

This tropical-tasting melon relish is sweet and very flavorful. It tastes so good with the tender chicken breasts and is perfect for summer. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup diced cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest


  • In a small bowl, combine the salt, ginger, nutmeg and pepper. Rub over both sides of chicken. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the relish ingredients. Serve with chicken.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup relish: 260 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 243mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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