Grilled Chicken-Melon Salad

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 (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (6) servings with a (1-1/3) cup serving size. Grilled Chicken-Melon Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guestsgrilled-chicken-melon-salad.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes:
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Standing Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-25 Minutes.


1 lemon
1 lime
1 orange
2 cups picante sauce
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3 tbsp honey
2 cups diced cantaloupe
2 cups diced honeydew melon
1 cup diced red bell peppers
6 romaine lettuce leaves


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.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/3 cups Chicken Mixture + 1 lettuce leaf per serving.

Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 2

Calories: 210, Total Fat: 2.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 750mg, Sugars: 20g, Carbohydrates: 33g, Fiber: 6g, Protein: 18g, Vitamin A: 110 %DV, Vitamin C: 130 %DV, Calcium: 6 %DV, Iron: 10 %DV

Original recipe and image from CSC Brands LP.

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