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Grilled Chicken with Cantaloupe Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Cantaloupe Salsa

1/4

cup orange juice, freshly squeezed

1/4

cup lime juice, freshly squeezed

1

large garlic clove, roughly chopped

1/2

teaspoon ground cumin

1

lb chicken breast, boneless and skinless

2

cups cantaloupe, chopped in small cubes

2

large serrano peppers, finely diced

1/2

cup white onion, finely chopped

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  • 1

    In a small bowl, combine orange juice, lime juice, garlic and cumin. Whisk to combine. Place chicken and citrus mixture in a tightly sealed zipper bag. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

  • 2

    In a large bowl, combine cantaloupe, serrano pepper and onion. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

  • 3

    Spray a non-stick grill pan with cooking spray. Heat grill pan over medium heat. Remove chicken from plastic bag and discard marinade. Cook chicken breasts on grill pan for 7-10 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink.

  • 4

    Serve and top with cantaloupe salsa. Enjoy.

Expert Tips

  • Omit serrano pepper for a kid-friendly version.

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More About This Recipe

  • Now that school is back in session, evenings are a rush to get everything on our to-do list done. From soccer practices, to homework and bedtime, dinnertime must be quick, easy and full of flavor. Chicken is always a satisfying meal and its flavor can be enhanced with many ingredients. This time, I took one very unexpected ingredient and made it into a salsa: Cantaloupe. With the sweetness of cantaloupe and the spiciness of serrano pepper, this unique meal will please everyone in your family. For a mild version, replace the serrano pepper with bell pepper. The kids will love it!


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