Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Grilled Watermelon

4 Sep

September is National Chicken Month and we have the perfect recipe for you!  A little sweet, a little tart, big on taste!

Cilantro lime chicken watermelonCilantro-Lime Chicken with Grilled Watermelon

Servings:
1 Protein
2 Vegetables
1 Fruit
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 serving boneless, skinless, Chicken Breast
1 cup seedless Watermelon (slice watermelon first, dice after grilling)
1/4 medium Jalapeno Pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1/2 medium Cucumber, diced
1/4 medium Red Onion, finely chopped
1 clove Garlic, minced
Fresh Lime Juice
Fresh Cilantro, finely chopped, to taste
1 tsp. fresh Lime Zest
Unflavored Cooking Spray

Preparation:
Toss chicken gently in lime juice, lime zest and cilantro. Prepare grill for direct cooking over medium heat. Spray chicken and watermelon with unflavored cooking spray, coating both sides, and add to grill. Grill chicken until cooked all the way through. Grill watermelon for 2 minutes, or until grill marks appear, turning once. Cut off the watermelon rind and dice the watermelon – set aside 1 cup serving. For pico de gallo topping, in a bowl combine chopped watermelon, cucumber, red onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, lime juice and cilantro. Top chicken with pico de gallo mixture.

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