Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Total time 27 mins
Cilantro Lime Chicken:
1.5 lb. boneless chicken breast
¼ cup lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup fresh cilantro
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon salt
400 g avocado, diced
½ cup fresh cilantro, diced
3 tablespoons lime juice
½ tablespoon red wine vinegar
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 garlic clove, minced
salt to taste
To a small bowl, add ¼ cup of lime juice, olive oil, ¼ cup of fresh cilantro, ground cumin, and ¼ 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, ½ 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.
Recipe modified slightly from: http://www.joyfulhealthyeats.com/cilantro-lime-chicken-with-avocado-salsa/
Macros calculated on MFP at: 441 calories, 41 g protein, 26 g fat, 12 g carbs, 9 g fiber
(On the website the protein macro seemed very low….so I modified the amount of avocado [putting a weight] & put it into MFP and got the above.)
Recipe link and macros courtesy of: Brenda Richards