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There is something so good about lime juice on chicken.

Citrus - grilled chicken

Citrus - grilled chicken

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This recipe has it all for a healthy recipe - great taste, great for entertaining.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1 jalapeno pepper with seeds removed, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp reduced salt soy sauce

Mixed salad greens

  • 1 melon salsa
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 cantaloupe diced 1/4″ thick
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced fresh cut basil


  • Sprinkle chicken with pepper and finely chopped jalapeno. Stir in 2 tbsp lime juice, garlic, soy sauce. Turn chicken to marinate in sauce at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  • To make salsa, halve the cucumbers lengthwise. Remove seeds with the tip of a spoon and drag it the length of the cucumber piece; slice cucumber 1/4 inch thick.
  • Toss cucumber, cantaloupe, tomatoes, basil and jalapeno with lime juice in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Preheat broiler or barbecue and coat with non-stick vegetable spray. Discard marinade from chicken.
  • Cook chicken until juices run clear, about 5 minutes on each side, turning only once.
  • Move chicken to cutting board and cut breasts in diagonal strips about 1/4 in thick. Toss with melon salsa.
  • Divide salad greens on 4 plates and spoon chicken and melon mixture on top of each.
  • Healthy Recipe serves 4 people.
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