Chicken Cutlets with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa
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Chicken Cutlets with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa

Chicken is anything but boring in this bright, flavorful, sweet-and-spicy weeknight meal.

I haven’t been making chicken dishes as often as I used to. It’s so easy to get bored with it.

But then a recipe like this comes around that packs a ton of flavor and I ask myself why I haven’t been cooking with chicken more often. It’s such a great canvas for flavors!

Chicken Cutlets with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa

The vibrant strawberry-avocado salsa is the perfect blend of sweet, spicy and most importantly, DELICIOUS. I loved the brightness of the strawberry and lime paired with the creamy avocado.

I served this over jasmine rice and broccolini sautéed with truffle salt. It was an awesome meal!

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Chicken Cutlets with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa

  • Author: Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen - Ashley Covelli
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 (serving size: 1 chicken cutlet and about 1/2 cup salsa) 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Chicken is anything but boring in this bright, flavorful, sweet-and-spicy weeknight meal.


Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled ripe avocado
  • 2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (4-ounce) chicken breast cutlets
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 lime wedges

Instructions

  1. Combine strawberries, avocado, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl; toss to combine.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle chicken with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done.
  3. Divide chicken among 4 serving plates, and spoon salsa evenly over each serving. Garnish each serving with a lime wedge.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 239
  • Sugar: 3.3 g
  • Sodium: 287.1 mg
  • Fat: 11.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.1 g
  • Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 26.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 82.7 mg

Keywords: strawberry salsa, avocado, chicken cutlets, one pan meal

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