Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday Food: Grilled Honey Lime Chicken w/ Pineapple Salsa

Looking to spice up your chicken a little bit this weekend?  Here we have a great recipe for you that throws plenty of flavor at you but still keeps it as healthy as you can.  Great recipe to start a tropical themed dinner.

-Juice of 4 Limes
-1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
-1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
-2 tsp honey
-1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
-2 cup chopped pineapple
-1 avocado, diced
-1/4 red onion, diced
-Black Pepper

Game Plan: 
-Make Marinade: In a large bowl, whisk together juice of 3 limes, olive oil, 1/4 cup cilantro, and honey, season with salt.
-Add chicken to a large Ziplock bag or baking dish and pour over marinade.  Let marinate in the refrigerator at least 3 hours and up to overnight.
-When ready to grill, heat grill to high, oil grates and add chicken.  Grill until charred, 8 minutes per side.
-Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together pineapple, avocado, red onion, juice of 1 lime, and remaining tablespoon cilantro.  Season with salt and pepper.
-Spoon salsa over chicken and serve.

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