Grilled chicken can sometimes get a little boring, but this recipe is a fun twist of fresh flavors.
You can also make this recipe, all year round. We use a pan in the winter, and cook it over the stove. We used can pineapple instead of fresh, and it gives us a little taste of summer and the islands.
You can also use this salsa for chips. It is one of my favorites. I crave it weekly. It tastes so fresh and pairs will almost every meat. You are going to love it.
how to make grilled Blackened chicken and pineapple salsa
Step 1: In a small bowl, mix together all ingredients for blackened seasoning. Store in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place.
Step 2: Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
Step 3: Rub both sides of chicken breast with blackened seasoning and salt.
Step 4: Cook chicken on pre-heated grill sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Cook each side for 6-8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
Step 5: Mix together the diced fresh pineapple, diced red bell pepper, diced red onion, chopped fresh cilantro and the lime juice (about 1 lime) for the pineapple salsa.
Step 6: Remove chicken from grill and serve topped with pineapple salsa.
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For traditional “blackened” recipes, you can purchase blackened seasoning and then fry it in a cast iron skillet.
I decided to make my own blackened seasoning and then grill it for a healthier version. Even if it’s in the winter, you can use a grill pan to get perfectly grilled meat!
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