Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with a Strawberry Salsa

This Cilantro Lime Chicken with a Strawberry Salsa is perfect for summer. It’s light and refreshing and ready in only 25 minutes! What is the secret to moist tender chicken when using a marinade? Serves 4

Adding club soda and marinating for a minimum of 20 minutes.

The salsa alas will keep in the fridge in an airtight container up to 1 week or freeze up to a year. 301 calories per serving.


4 skinless boneless chicken breasts


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup club soda

Strawberry Salsa:

1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1 cup strawberries, chopped
1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
5 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons lime juice
Salt and pepper, to taste


Combine all marinade ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Place the chicken breasts between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and gently pound using a meat mallet until 1/2” thick. Place chicken in a large bowl and pour the marinade over chicken. Make sure chicken is coated with marinade. Let sit for a minimum of 20 minutes. Preheat your grill.

In a medium size bowl combine all the salsa ingredients, cover and refrigerate until the chicken is ready to serve.

Grill the chicken on both sides, 3-4 minutes each. Serve grilled chicken on a platter and spoon strawberry salsa on top. Yum Yum!

You’ll need a meat mallet and a blender for this recipe

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