Cucumber & Melon Salsa on Grilled Chicken

Cucumber & Melon Salsa on Grilled Chicken

Our refreshing and sweet salsa recipe is filled with all kinds of ingredients your kids will love.

You’ll Need

  • 4–6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Juice of one lime
  • Zest of one lime
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh thyme or basil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 cup cucumber, cubed
  • 1 cup watermelon, cubed
  • 1 cup cantaloupe, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tsp white wine or cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Mint sprigs

Prep and Cook

  • 1
    Combine marinade ingredients with chicken in re-sealable plastic bag or shallow dish and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • 2
    In a small mixing bowl, combine salsa ingredients and set aside.
  • 3
    Preheat barbeque to medium-high and brush the grate with oil.
  • 4
    Remove chicken from marinade and place on preheated grill rack. Grill chicken until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Turn over, reduce the heat to medium, close the cover and continue grilling until just cooked through (another 6-7 minutes) and the juices run clear.
  • 6
    Serve one breast per person topped with Cucumber and Melon Salsa and a sprig of mint.

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