Posted by: jbiggars63 | February 18, 2012

Broiled Chicken Breasts with Cilantro Salsa

Jalapeño pepper and green onion spice up cilantro salsa. Serve it on the top or side of broiled chicken breasts.


4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 oz. each)

4 tbsp fresh lime juice

1/4 tsp black pepper (or to taste)

1/2 cup fresh cilantro , chopped, lightly packed

1/3 cup fresh chopped green onion , thinly sliced

1/4 whole jalapeno pepper , seeded and minced (or to taste)

1 oz pine nuts (optional)

1 cooking spray




1 In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of lime juice, cilantro, onions, jalapeño pepper, and pine nuts. Stir and set aside.

2 Preheat broiler.

3 Spray baking sheet or broiler pan with cooking spray.

4 Place chicken on baking sheet or broiler pan.

5 Brush chicken breasts with remaining 2 tablespoon of lime juice. Sprinkle generously with pepper.

6 Broil chicken 1 to 2 inches from heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked. Serve with cilantro salsa.




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