Salsa Chilli Chicken

Enjoy this healthy meal for dinner or lunch. This easy to prepare meal includes a marinade and salsa from scratch.

Serves 2

1 bag microwaveable rice

Marinated chicken
2 chicken fillets sliced in half (to enable marinade to cover more of the chicken)
4 teaspoons easy garlic
2 teaspoons easy chilli
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon honey
Juice of 1 lemon
Handful of chopped fresh coriander
Salt & pepper

250g cherry tomatoes roughly chopped
Handful of chopped fresh coriander
1 spring onion sliced
1 teaspoon easy garlic
1 teaspoon easy chilli
Juice 1/2 lime
Salt & pepper

1. Mix the marinade ingredients & leave the chicken to rest in it for one hour
2. Transfer chicken & marinade to an ovenproof dish – cook for 25-30 minutes depending on the thickness of the fillet
3. Mix the salsa ingredients
4. Cook the rice as per the packet
5. Stack the rice, cooked chicken & salsa then drizzle over some of the remaining marinade from the ovenproof dish

– you can store leftover salsa in a Tupperware container in the fridge

Dr Claire Cleland

author: Claire Cleland

Claire is a qualified nutritionist accredited by the Association for Nutrition and has over eight years experience in the fields of nutrition and public health. Currently she splits her time between CrewFit and her work as a public health researcher where she focuses on the design and development of physical activity and nutrition interventions. Read More