Glazed Chicken With Pineapple Salsa

glazed chicken with pineapple salsa
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Seasoned butter glazes these chicken breasts that are served with a delicious fruit salsa.
10 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Salsa

1/4 cup
chopped fresh cilantro
1 (8-ounce) can
pineapple tidbits or crushed pineapple, drained
1
jalapeño chile pepper, seeded, chopped
1 tablespoon
apple jelly

Chicken

1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons
apple jelly
1 teaspoon
lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon
ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon
garlic powder
6 (5-ounce)
boneless skinless chicken breasts

Directions

  1. Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Combine all salsa ingredients in bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  2. Combine butter and 2 tablespoons apple jelly in small bowl. Microwave 15-20 seconds or until melted; stir. Add lemon juice, cumin, and garlic powder; mix well.
  3. Place chicken breasts onto grill. Grill, turning once, 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Brush with butter mixture; continue grilling, brushing occasionally with butter mixture, 3-5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches at least 165°F. and juices run clear when pierced with a fork. Serve with salsa.

Recipe Tips

- Make the chicken breast as an entrée or slice and serve on your favorite salad greens.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
230
Cholesterol
90mg
Carbohydrates
13g
Protein
32g
Fat
5g
Sodium
85mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I was surprised by how much I liked the pineapple salsa! Next time I just think I'd use more glaze - it looked beautiful but wasn't as seasoned as I would have liked.

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