Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Tomato & Avocado Salsa

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Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Tomato & Avocado Salsa
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2 Tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

2 ½ Tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 ½ Tablespoons olive oil

4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Salt to taste


1 cup chopped plum tomato (about 2)

2 Tablespoons finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

Salt and pepper to taste

Cayenne pepper to taste

1 avocado, peeled and finely chopped


To prepare chicken, place chicken breasts between two pieces of saran wrap and pound with a meat mallet or heavy sauté pan until chicken is of an even thickness.

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; toss chicken breasts in marinade and let stand 30 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt.

Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.

To prepare salsa, combine tomato and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl. Add avocado; stir gently to combine. Serve salsa over chicken.

Makes 4 servings

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