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Grilled Chicken with Balsamic Berry Salsa

A healthy and flavorful keto + paleo spring dinner. Ready in 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 358
Author: Natalie

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 8-oz chicken breasts (I get my chicken from ButcherBox, which I highly recommend)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper

Balsamic Berry Salsa

  • 1 cup strawberries hulled and chopped
  • 1 cup blueberries whole
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon honey optional, substitute date paste for whole30 or leave out for keto

Instructions

Grilled Chicken

  • Preheat your cast iron skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Pat the chicken breasts dry and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the olive oil to the cast iron skillet, and put the chicken in skin side down (if it has skin) and sear for 8-10 minutes until golden. Flip, and cook another 5-8 minutes until the chicken has an internal temperature of 165ºF.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and rest for 5 minutes.

Balsamic Berry Salsa

  • Combine all the ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl, and toss to combine. Taste, and add more honey/salt/balsamic/mint to suit your personal taste.

Serving

  • Serve the chicken warm topped with the balsamic berry salsa.
  • Leftovers will keep for 1 week in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 358 | Total Carbs: 12.9g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 2.5g | Net Carbs: 10g