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Spiced Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mango Papaya Salsa

Spiced Grilled Chicken Breasts with Mango Papaya Salsa

These prizewinning grilled chicken breasts take advantage of aromatic tropical spices. The sweet-hot salsa is the perfect condiment for the chicken. This recipe’s vibrant flavours are perfect for the hot days of late summer. Adapted from a recipe by Canadian Living 2007 Cook of the Year 3rd prize winner Kevin Lavery of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast(s)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) cumin, ground
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) nutmeg, grated
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) cayenne pepper
  • 1 mangoes, raw, peeled, diced
  • 1 papaya, raw, peeled, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lime juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) red onion(s), finely-chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) red pepper(s), finely-chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) mint, fresh, chopped
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  1. In small bowl, stir together ginger, half of the oil, the garlic, cumin, nutmeg and cayenne pepper. Spread over chicken.

  2. In bowl, toss together remaining oil, mango, papaya, jalapeño pepper, lime juice, onion, red pepper, cilantro, mint and half of the salt. (Make ahead: Cover and refrigerate chicken for up to 4 hours and salsa for up to 2 hours.)

  3. Sprinkle chicken with remaining salt. Place on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until cooked through and internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

  4. To serve, spoon salsa over chicken.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 375 g serving Amount
  • Calories 400
  • Protein 62 g
  • Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sugar 10 g
  • Cholesterol 155 mg
  • Sodium 150 mg
  • Per 375 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 27
  • Calcium 4
  • Iron 10
  • Vitamin A 20
  • Vitamin C 80
  • Vitamin B6 88
  • Vitamin B12 51
  • Folate 23
  • Magnesium 36
  • Zinc 25

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