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!


  • 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


  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.


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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