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Cumin-Rubbed Grilled Chicken with Tomato Salsa

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 173kcal


  • 1-1/2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 2 medium tomatoes finely diced
  • 1 small jalapeno minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Pat chicken breasts dry with paper towels and place on a baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine cumin, paprika, chili powder, salt, pepper, and sugar. Rub spice mixture all over both sides of chicken. Set aside for a moment.
  • In a small bowl, combine tomato, jalapeno, lime juice, cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste. Place in refrigerator to chill.
  • Preheat a grill to medium-high. Once grill is heated, grill chicken, turning once until meat registers 165F, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Serve chicken warm with chilled salsa on top. Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.1g | Protein: 25.1g | Fat: 6.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.9g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 370mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 0.9g