Grilled Chicken with Fresh Salsa

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    16mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    556
based on 2 ratings

Grilled chicken with a fresh, colourful salsa. Butterflied chicken breasts cook quickly on the BBQ and are less likely to overcook, and all you need is a good pair of kitchen scissors. The zingy salsa is packed with fresh flavours that take plain chicken to new and delicious heights.

recipe updated Aug 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    225g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    44ml
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    135g
  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    280g
  • Cucumber icon
    Cucumber
    300g
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    20g
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    9g
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    100g

Tools

  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside red onion: finely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside tomato: finely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside cucumber: finely chopped
  4. Prep and set aside fresh chili: finely chopped
  5. Prep and set aside cilantro: chopped
  6. Prep and set aside lime: juice of
  7. Get a clean plate
  8. Add skinned chicken breast
  9. Cut lengthwise with scissors
  10. Flatten
  11. Brush with olive oil
  12. Season with salt & pepper generously
  13. Grill each side until golden brown - approx 3 min
  14. Get a clean medium bowl
  15. Add prepared red onion
  16. Add prepared tomato
  17. Add prepared cucumber
  18. Add prepared fresh chili
  19. Add prepared cilantro
  20. Add prepared lime
  21. Mix together
  22. Season
  23. Serve
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