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Tropical Lime Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Cook: 10 min.

Makes

4 servings (1 cup salsa)

"This recipe has long been a favorite of my family. I found it many years ago in a recipe book and altered it to please our tastebuds. Every time I make it, I alter the salsa. You can add papaya, green pepper or any other healthy ingredients you prefer. " —Jennifer Eilts, Lincoln, Nebraska

Ingredients

  • SALSA:
  • 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits
  • 1 medium kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • CHICKEN:
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the salsa ingredients; cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the lime juice, oil, lime zest, salt and pepper. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
  3. Drain and discard marinade. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 3 in. from the heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Meanwhile, cook couscous according to package directions. Serve with chicken and salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 371 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein.

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