Grilled Chicken-Melon Salad Recipe

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Grilled Chicken-Melon Salad is an easy recipe for your outdoor barbecue and grilling rotation. It is a Tex-Mex-style recipe with chopped chicken breasts, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, oranges, bell peppers and onions and a picante sauce, honey and citrus salad dressing and marinade. A delicious, citrusy, spicy, grilled chicken meal that is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates and Weight Watchers (5 ) PointsPlus recipe.

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Servings: 6


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  1. Zest the lemon, lime and orange for zest. Then squeeze the juice from all.
  2. Stir picante sauce, juice and zest into a medium size bowl, reserving 1-1/4 cups for the salad dressing. Pour remaining picante sauce mixture into a shallow, non-metallic dish or gallon size resealable plastic bag. Add chicken and turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  3. Lightly oil grill rack, set to medium-high. Place chicken on grill and cook for 15 minutes or until cooked through, turning and brushing often with the marinade. Remove chicken to a cutting board. Let chicken stand for 10 minutes. Chop chicken. Discard the remaining marinade.
  4. Add the honey and reserved picante sauce mixture to a large bowl and stir Add the chicken, cantaloupe, honeydew and peppers; toss to coat. Serve chicken mixture on the lettuce leaves.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 268g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 148  
Calories from Fat 8 5%
Total Fat 0.85g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.21g 1%
Trans Fat 0.02g  
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 715mg 30%
Potassium 404mg 12%
Total Carbs 24.18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4.3g 14%
Sugars 21.85g 15%
Protein 12.3g 20%
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