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Grilled Chicken with Fig, Grape and Walnut Salsa

This Mediterranean-style salsa is sweet but with a hint of vinegar and ginger to give it balance and depth. With so much flavour here, simply flavoured grilled chicken is all you need. This recipe was featured in our ‘Chicken - Fancy That!’ recipe booklet.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min

Ingredients

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tsp olive oil
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
2 cups red seedless grapes
1/2 cup red onions, chopped
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 cup dried figs
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
2 tsp sweet paprika or 1 tsp each sweet and smoked paprika
1/2 tsp ginger, ground
1/4 tsp cinnamon

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.

Steps

  1. Use a kitchen brush to coat top of chicken breasts with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  2. Preheat grill over medium high heat. Grill approximately 10 minutes on each side and chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

  3. Cut the grapes in half. Add to a medium saucepan.

  4. Add the remaining ingredients to the pot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Place in a serving dish and set aside. The salsa is best served warm.

Helpful Tip

Serve the simple grilled chicken with the tasty fig and grape chutney.

Nutrition Info

Per 400 g serving Amount
Calories460
Protein48 g
Fat11 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Carbohydrate37 g
Fibre4 g
Sugar28 g
Cholesterol115 mg
Sodium190 mg
Per 400 g serving % Daily Value
Potassium29
Calcium8
Iron15
Vitamin A15
Vitamin C15
Vitamin B673
Vitamin B1238
Folate11
Zinc28