Chicken with Peach and Cucumber Salsa

Chicken with Peach and Cucumber Salsa

(Courtesy of Taste of Home)

This recipe is not only diabetic friendly and quick, but it’s ingredients you can easily find at a local farmer’s market. Here in Camden County we have 2 local farmer’s markets every Saturday it’s filled with the best tasting produce. I don’t know about you, but there is nothing better to a make a recipe with then something fresh off the vine, branch or land. This recipe is a great way to focus on what Georgia is famous for it’s peaches.

This is a great summer dish your sure to love, I paired with recipe with my Grilled Firecracker Potato Salad.

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled fresh peaches (about 2 medium)
  • 3/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 4 tablespoons peach preserves, divided
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh mint
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Steps:

  1. For salsa, in a Mixing Bowl , combine peaches, cucumber, 2 Tablespoons preserves, onion, mint and 1/4 Teaspoon salt.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with pepper and remaining salt. On a lightly greased grill rack, grill chicken, covered, over medium heat 5 minutes. Turn; grill 7-9 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 165°, brushing tops occasionally with remaining preserves. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe Taste of Home Test Kitchen Approved

Created by Janie Colle

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