6/6/2013 | By Seniors Guide Staff

From Food Network

Looking for a new recipe that’s both healthy and delicious? Well you’re at the right place! This healthy chicken with peach and melon salsa recipe, delivers the flavor that everyone desires as well as a healthy benefits that everyone needs.

This recipe in particular is great for those with heart disease. It is a healthy alternative to the usual fried chicken that we all love, but know is unhealthy for us. It is a low calorie and low carb dinner that is high in protein.

Chicken with Peach and Melon Salsa

Serves 4

  • 1 (15 ounce) can of halved peaches, drained and rinsed
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 tsp of Jamaican Jerk seasoning
  • 1 cup pre-cut melon medley, diced
  • 1 Tbls diced pimientos
  • 1 Tbls freshly chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 Tbls lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp of salt


Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Place peach halves on grill pan and grill for 2-3 minutes per side. Set aside to cool and then dice into small pieces. Season both sides of chicken breast with 1 tsp of Jamaican Jerk seasoning. Place chicken in pan and grill for 6 minutes per side or until fully cooked. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine peaches and remaining ingredients. Stir thoroughly. Serve chicken topped with peach and melon salsa.

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Per Serving: Calories: 170; Total Fat: 1.5 grams; Saturated Fat: 0.5 grams; Protein: 28 grams; Total carbohydrates: 10 grams; Sugar: 8 grams; Fiber: 2 grams; Cholesterol: 68 milligrams; Sodium: 607 milligrams

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