Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa – a healthy, easy, 30 minute meal packed with fresh zesty flavors. 

Recently we were in Breckenridge celebrating a late Christmas with my husbands family. My sister-in-law kept repeating all weekend… there are 17 of us… 17!!!

INGREDIENTS

CILANTRO LIME CHICKEN:
1.5 lb. boneless chicken breast
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt

AVOCADO SALSA:
4 avocados, diced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, diced
3 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 garlic clove, minced
salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
To a small bowl, add 1/4 cup of lime juice, olive oil, 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, ground cumin, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Whisk until mixed.
Add chicken and marinade to a large ziplock bag. Let chicken marinade for 15 minutes.
Preheat grill to medium high heat (about 400 degrees). Place chicken on grill and grill each side for 4-6 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Remove and let sit.
To make the avocado salsa: add avocado, 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, 3 tablespoons lime juice, red wine vinegar, red pepper flakes, garlic clove, and salt to a small bowl. Gently toss to mix.
Top Cilantro Lime Chicken with fresh Avocado Salsa.

NUTRITION
Serving Size: 6 oz. chicken + salsa
Calories: 373
Sugar: 1 g
Sodium: 227 mg
Fat: 29 g
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Fiber: 10 g
Protein: 15 g
Cholesterol: 33 mg

Source & Full Recipes >> joyfulhealthyeats.com

Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa
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