Recipes

Poultry

Grilled Chicken Paillards with Mango Mint Salsa

Ingredients:

  • Chicken
    • 1 fresh lemon, squeezed
    • 1 fresh lime, squeezed
    • 1 shallot, minced
    • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
    • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded thinly
  • Salsa
    • 2 mangoes, peeled and chopped (about 2 cups)
    • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)
    • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
    • 1-2 tablespoons minced red onion
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon lime zest
    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped (can substitute cilantro or parsley)

Preparation:

  1. Combine juices, shallot, garlic, oil and pepper in a large bag, add chicken and marinate at least 30 minutes in refrigerator.
  2. To make salsa, combine all ingredients, toss and refrigerate. Prepare grill on high heat. Remove chicken from marinade, pat dry, and grill on both sides 3-4 minutes or until brown and cooked.
  3. Place paillard of chicken on plate, top with mango salsa.

Yield:
4 servings

Nutritional Information:
Nutritional Information per serving: 254 calories, 28 g protein, 21 g carbohydrate, 7 g fat, 1.4 g saturated fat, 73 mg cholesterol, 3.4 g fiber, 67 mg sodium, 24% calories from fat.

SOURCE: Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD/LD


Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2006