Grilled Chicken Thighs With Blueberry Salsa Recipe
Simple grilled chicken thighs are topped with a sweet-spicy blueberry salsa for a tasty summer meal.
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes (marinate 1-2 hours)
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

  • Nutrition Highlights: Blueberries are a low-fat food that’s packed with vitamin C, dietary fiber, manganese and antioxidants.

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  • Recipe From: Tennessee Home & Farm

Ingredients

Blueberry Salsa:

  • 2 cups blueberries, washed and coarsely chopped
  • ⅓ cup green onions, chopped
  • ½ red pepper, chopped fine
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Rinse chicken and place in a zip-close bag. Add dressing and marinate for 1-2 hours in refrigerator.
  2.  Meanwhile, combine all salsa ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Refrigerate.
  3. Grill chicken until well done. Serve with polenta and salsa.

Nutrition Facts for Ingredients (per serving): Calories – 754, Fat – 31.6g, Protein – 105.6g, Iron – 25%.

Nutrition Facts for Blueberry Salsa (per serving): Calories- 198, Fat-17.1g, Dietary Fiber-2.4g, Protein-1.0g, Vitamin A-15%, Vitamin C-58%.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

Tips & Notes

• If you need this recipe to be gluten-free, make sure to use a gluten-free vinaigrette to marinate the chicken.

• No grill? No problem! The blueberry salsa also tastes great on Roasted Chicken Thighs.

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