Grilled Chicken Breasts with Strawberry Balsamic Salsa

sliced chicken on a plate with strawberry salsa

Marinated grilled chicken breasts are topped with strawberry balsamic salsa






  1. Mix the marinade  ingredients together and pour half of the marinade over the chicken breasts. Set the remainder aside. Allow the chicken to marinate for at least 1 hour.
    chicken marinating in bowl
  2. While the chicken is marinating, make the salsa: clean, hull and chop the strawberries into bite sized pieces. Dice the onions and chop the basil.
    chopped strawberries, onions and basil in a glass bowl
  3. Place the chopped strawberries, onions and basil into a bowl and mix them together.
    Strawberries onions and basil mixed together
  4. Add the remainder of the balsamic dressing and mix it in. Set the salsa aside or place it in the refrigerator.
    dressing pouring into a bowl
  5. Pre-Heat the grill on medium. Once the grill is hot, add the chicken breasts and cook them for approximately 7 minutes and flip them over. 

    Chicken cooking on grill

  6. Cook them for 5 to 7 minutes longer or until the internal temperature of the chicken has reached  165 degrees.
    Cooked chicken breast on a cutting board
  7. Remove the cooked chicken from the grill and top it with the strawberry salsa.




Recipe Variations 

Add small chunks of mozzarella cheese to the salsa for a strawberry caprese topping

Leftover Suggestions & Storage

Store leftover grilled strawberry balsamic chicken breasts in an airtight container for up to 2 days. You can store the cooked chicken breasts already topped with the berries or you can store them in separate containers.Freezing is not recommended.

Add slices of the cooked chicken breasts to a bed of field greens, arugula or spinach and top it with the strawberry balsamic salsa and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

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