Cilantro-Lime Chicken With Avocado Salsa

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 8:11 am
By: News On 6



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 tomato

2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

¼ teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 avocado, peeled and finely chopped


1. To prepare chicken and marinade, 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.

2. To prepare salsa, combine tomato and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl. Add avocado; stir gently to combine.

3. Spoon ¼ cup of salsa over chicken and serve over a bed of rice or corn tortilla.