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Apricot Salsa Grilled Chicken Salad (Cooking for 2)

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Apricot Salsa Grilled Chicken Salad (Cooking for 2)
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 2
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Add sizzle to dinner salad with chicken hot off the grill and a peppy fruit salsa.

Ingredients

Apricot Salsa

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 tablespoon apricot preserves
  • 1 teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium green onion, sliced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

Salad

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 cups bite-size pieces mixed salad greens

Directions

  • 1
    Reserve 1 tablespoon of the orange juice; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, heat apricots and remaining orange juice to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until most of the orange juice is absorbed. Cool 15 minutes. In small bowl, mix reserved 1 tablespoon orange juice, the preserves and oil. Stir in apricot mixture and remaining salsa ingredients; set aside.
  • 2
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. Sprinkle chicken with garlic salt. Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cut chicken into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 3
    Divide salad greens between 2 plates. Top with chicken and salsa.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Apricots offer a host of nutrients inclduing vitamins A and C to accompany their great taste. Be sure to get at least 2 to 3 servings of fruit daily.
  • tip 2
    Dried peaches and peach preserves can be substituted for the dried apricots and apricot preserves.

Nutrition Information

310 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 34g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 18g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
840mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
18g
Protein
34g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%
110%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Add sizzle to dinner salad with chicken hot off the grill and a peppy fruit salsa.
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