Heartland Healthy Recipe

Centerville, Ohio Kroger team member Jennie Kiser helps Wellness Director Eric Mueller prepare this quarter’s heart-healthy recipe—Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa.

(Yield: 4 servings; serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1/4 cup salsa)
CHICKEN:
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 teaspoon salt
Cooking spray
SALSA:
1 cup chopped plum tomato (about 2)
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 avocado, peeled and finely chopped
Preparation
1. To prepare chicken, combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; toss and let stand 3 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.
2. To prepare salsa, combine tomato and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl. Add avocado; stir gently to combine. Serve salsa over chicken.
Nutritional
Information
Calories 289
Fat 13.2 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 7.5 g
Polyfat 1.9 g
Protein 35.6 g
Carbohydrate 6.6 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 383 mg
Calcium 29 mg