Grilled Chicken With Warm Fruit Salsa

Grilled Chicken


  • 3 kiwi fruit
  • 1 cup strawberries, halved
  • 1 cup cantaloupe melon, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse black pepper
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • Hot cooked rice (optional)


Peel kiwi fruit and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Cut slices in half to form half circles. Toss kiwi fruit rounds with strawberries, melon cubes and tarragon in a bowl. Heat olive oil in asmall saucepan. Stir in shallots and sauté until soft, but not brown. Stir in vinegar and pepper and heat until mixture boils. Drizzle hot dressing over fruit, tossing gently to mix well. Set fruit aside to marinate for one to two hours. Grill or broil chicken breasts until cooked through. Spoon fruit salsa over chicken just before serving over rice.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 chicken breast with 2/3 cup fruit):

  • Calories: 225
  • Fat: 6 grams (24% of calories)
  • Cholesterol: 68 milligrams
  • Sodium: 82 milligrams