Appetizers/Sides

Blackened Chicken with Fruit Salsa

Blackened Chicken Lettuce Wrap with Fruit Salsa

Difficulty Moderate
Serves 4
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Ingredients
4 Chicken Breasts (cubed into pieces about the size of a quarter)
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 fresh limes (juiced)
3/4 fresh jalapeno pepper (minced)
3/4 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
1 clove fresh garlic (minced)
1 fresh cucumber (peeled and diced)
1 cup fresh mango or peaches (diced small)
1/2 cup, chopped Yellow Onions
1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
1/2 tsp Marcum Crushed Oregano
1/4 tsp Coarse Sea Salt
1/2 tsp Coarse Ground Pepper
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1 1/2 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp Onion Powder
1 Head fresh lettuce (washed, and leaves carefully removed)

Notes

Directions

  1. In a large zip top bag, combine onion powder, paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, sugar, oregano and crushed red pepper. Seal the bag closed and shake to mix spices.
  2. Add cubed chicken to the bag and shake to evenly coat chicken with spices. Set chicken aside.
  3. In another large zip top bag, combine chopped onion, mango/peaches, cucumber, garlic, chopped cilantro, minced jalape?o and lime juice. Seal the bag shut and gently shake to combine ingredients. Place salsa bag into the refrigerator to chill.
  4. Heat olive oil on medium high heat in a large grill pan or heavy saute pan.
  5. Add chicken, cook for 8-10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from heat.
  6. Serve chicken in lettuce leaves topped with mango salsa, or allow your dinner guests to create their own lettuce wraps at the table! So much fun, and so healthy!
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