Tropical Grilled Chicken

Served With A Mango Pineapple Salsa
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 2 hours
Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes

6 boneless, skinless, chicken breast
juice of 1 orange
juice of 1 lemon
juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder

Cooking Tools
Outdoor grill
Ziplock freezer bag

In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, pineapple juice, salt, garlic and onion powder.  In a large ziplock freezer bag, place chicken breast and marinade in the bag.  squeeze out excess air and place chicken in the refrigerator and let it marinade 1-2 hours before grilling. (no more than that, it will go from tender to mushy)  Grill chicken on a preheated outdoor grill, depending on the heat level and the thickness of the chicken breast, it will cook in about 20-25 minutes.  Check the thickest part of the chicken to make sure the chicken is fully cooked.  Set aside for 5 minutes before slicing and topping with the Mango Pineapple Salsa, (recipe below).
Serves 6

Mango Pineapple Salsa

1 fresh mango, diced
1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple, small slices, reserve liquid
1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, sliced
1 small shallot, minced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
pinch of salt
1 tsp red wine vinegar
pinch of crushed red pepper flakes

In a serving bowl, add; diced mango, sliced pineapple, reserved pineapple liquid, grape tomato slices, shallot, cilantro, salt, red wine vinegar and red pepper flakes.  Toss to mix ingredients, and let sit at room temperature for an hour before serving.

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