Spicy Salsa Chicken Grill

Source: Diabetic Meals in 30 Minutes – American Diabetes Association

Liven up your grilled chicken with the spice of salsa.

1/3 cup fresh lime juiceSpicy Salsa Chicken Grill
2 tsp fresh chives, minced
2 tsp ginger, minced
2 ea garlic clove, minced
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 tsp chili powder
1 cup salsa, hot
1 ½ lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts


In a small saucepan, mix together the lime juice, chives, ginger, and garlic. Add the olive oil and chili powder and heat to boiling over medium heat. Stir in the salsa. Allow sauce to cool. Place the chicken in a plastic bag. Add the sauce and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours. Prepare an outside grill with an oiled rack set 4 inches above the heat source. On a gas grill, set the heat to high. Grill the chicken breasts for 3-4 minutes on each side, turning once and basting with extra marinade, until the chicken is cooked thorough.

Exchanges per serving: 4 very lean meat, ½ monosaturated fat

Per Serving: Calories 158, Calories from Fat 4, Total Fat 5g, Cholesterol 69mg, Sodium 78mg, Total Carbohydrate, Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g, Protein 25g.

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