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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Salsa Verde


From EatingWell:  May/June 1998, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

Salsa verde, a piquant Italian herb sauce, dresses up basic grilled chicken breasts. The versatile sauce is also excellent with fish or pasta.

4 servings | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes


Salsa verde



  1. To prepare salsa verde: Combine parsley, capers and garlic in a blender or food processor; process until finely chopped. Add oil, lemon juice, water and anchovy paste and process until blended. Season with pepper.
  2. To prepare chicken: Prepare a grill or preheat broiler. Rub chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill or broil until no longer pink inside, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Serve with salsa verde.


Per serving : 183 Calories; 7 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 4 g Mono; 70 mg Cholesterol; 1 g Carbohydrates; 27 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 471 mg Sodium; 340 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 4 very lean meat, 1 fat (mono)

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