Grilled Chipotle Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 25 days
Servings 4 people
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This Grilled Chipotle Chicken with Pineapple Salsa is the perfect summer recipe! Chicken breasts are marinated in a chipotle lime mixture, grilled, and then topped off with an easy pineapple salsa you'll want to put on everything. Easy and delicious.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 4 small chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp + 2 tsp lime juice, divided
  • 2 tbsp. + 1 tsp maple syrup, divided
  • 2 tsp. chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1 chipotle pepper from the can of chipotle in adobo
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pineapple
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely diced

Instructions

  1. Add chicken, 3 tbsp. lime juice, 2 tbsp. maple syrup, adobo sauce, peppers, olive oil, and 1/2 tsp. salt to a large ziplock baggie. Seal shut and massage the mixture into the meat. Palce in a bowl and marinate in the fridge for 2-5 hours.

  2. Once you're ready to cook. Heat the grill to a medium-high heat. Take the chicken out of the marinade and let any excess drip off. Season with a little bit more salt and pepper on both sides. Grill until slightly charred and cooked through, about 10 minutes per side.

  3. While the chicken cooks, add the pineapple, remaining lime juice, maple syrup, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno, and remaining salt to a medium bowl. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve pinapple salsa over chicken.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chipotle Chicken with Pineapple Salsa
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 377 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 145mg 48%
Sodium 698mg 29%
Potassium 836mg 24%
Protein 48g 96%
Vitamin A 1.4%
Vitamin C 3.3%
Calcium 1.1%
Iron 5.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.