Latin Chicken with Florida Grapefruit and Black Beans

This refreshing dish can be assembled in about 20 minutes, has a combination of flavors to brighten up winter meals

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
Advance Time: 20-40 minutes


Chicken & Marinade: 4 x 8 ounce Chicken Breast, gently scored with knife 1/2 tbsp Garlic puree (or 2 cloves chopped fine) 1/2 tbsp veg. oil 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper 1/4 tsp. ground chilies or cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. salt 4 green leaf lettuce leaves ? washed, dried Grapefruit Salsa: 1/4 cup Grapefruit juice or Orange juice 2 Florida red Grapefruit, peeled, segmented, roughly chopped 3 tbsp honey 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp salt 1 x 15 oz. can of blackbeans, drained 1 cup fresh, ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and cubed 1/4 inch 1 ripe avocado, chopped 1/4 inch cubes 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped

Cooking Instructions:

1. Mix all marinade ingredients and rub well into chicken breast. Let marinate for 20-40 minutes. 2. Mix all Salsa ingredients. Ideal to let sit to combine flavors for at least 20 minutes. 3. Grill or pan fry chicken breast, approx 2-3 minutes per side until done. If using frying pan, cover with lid while cooking at medium high heat and cook until no longer pink about 10-12 minutes. 4. Place green leaf lettuce leaf on serving plates. Place cooked chicken breast on lettuce. Top with 2 tbsp Grapefruit Salsa and serve.