Spicy Grilled Chicken with Roasted Salsa

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium red onion quartered
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes or to taste
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch strips


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • On a large baking sheet, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, 8 cloves garlic, tomatoes, onion and sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until vegetables are golden.
  • Let cool and place in a large blender or food processor. Add red wine vinegar and 1 tablespoon olive oil and pulse 1 minute until combined.
  • In a large bowl, add juice of lemon, cumin, thyme, red pepper flakes, 2 cloves garlic (chopped), 1 tablespoon olive oil and chicken.
  • On an indoor grill, over medium high heat grill chicken 8 to 10 minutes until golden and cooked through.
  • Serve with roasted salsa.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans.
VEGETARIAN: Use non-breaded faux chicken patties instead of chicken breasts.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure red wine vinegar is gluten free.
NUTRITION: 381 Calories; 10g Fat; 62g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 154mg Cholesterol; 179mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 8 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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