grilled chicken with watermelon-cucumber salsa
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Serves: 4 servings
grilled chicken with marinade:
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled + crushed {please note! you do not want chopped/minced garlic - it will burn on the grill!}
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
watermelon-cucumber salsa:
  • 2 cups watermelon, diced
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded + diced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced {i suggest to leave the seeds in but remove + de-rib if heat sensitive}
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, zested + juiced
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • kosher salt + pepper, to taste
grilled chicken:
  1. whisk all of the marinade ingredients together in a bowl then transfer to a plastic bag for marinating.
  2. pound the chicken to an even thickness, score diagonally across the top + place inside the bag with the marinade.
  3. marinate, in the refrigerator, for at least 30 minutes. {up to 12 hours}
  4. when ready to grill, heat your grill or grill pan over medium-high heat + spray with non-stick spray.
  5. cook the chicken for 5 minutes a side, or until no longer pink in the center.
  6. remove to a plate + let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
watermelon-cucumber salsa:
  1. combine all of the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. serve the salsa over each piece of grilled chicken.
Recipe by kelly's ambitious kitchen. at