Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 15 mins Yields 4

Grilled chicken and avocado salsa is a simple low carb healthy meal that is packed with flavor, and can be made in under 30 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless
  • 2 limes juiced (1 1/2 for chicken and 1/2 for salsa)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Avocado Salsa
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes (I used a variety)
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large bowl mix the juice from 1½ limes together with cilantro and olive oil. Marinade chicken while preparing salsa.
  2. For salsa in a medium bowl combine tomatoes, avocado, jalapeno, salt and pepper together.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade and sprinkle ¼ teaspoon of salt; discard marinade.
  4. Heat greased barbecue to medium heat. Grill chicken 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until done (170ºF)
  5. Top cooked chicken with avocado salsa.

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Recipe Notes

The acid in the lime breaks down the proteins fairly quick, so you don't need to marinade the meat for long. 30 minutes is more than enough time.
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