Serve these speedy Portuguese-style chicken thighs with refreshing cucumber salsa.
- 1127 kj Energy
- 16g Fat Total
- 3g Saturated Fat
- 2g Fibre
- 24g Protein
- 99mg Cholesterol
- 224.76mg Sodium
- 7g Carbs (sugar)
- 8g Carbs (total)
Portuguese chicken with cucumber and pineapple salsaPrint Recipe
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon Portuguese seasoning
- 4 (125g each) chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, halved
- 300g pineapple, peeled, cored, diced
- 1 medium Lebanese cucumber, diced
- 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/3 cup fresh coriander leaves
- Baby rocket, to serve
- Lime wedges, to serve
Combine oil and seasoning in a shallow glass or ceramic dish. Add chicken. Turn to coat.
Combine pineapple, cucumber, onion and coriander in a bowl.
Preheat a barbecue plate or chargrill over medium-high heat. Cook chicken for 5 to 6 minutes each side or until cooked through. Serve chicken with pineapple mixture, rocket and lime wedges
Budget tip: Replace chicken thigh fillets with skinless thigh cutlets. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes each side or until cooked through.
Author: Jenny Fanshaw
Image credit: Amanda McLauchlan
Publication: Super Food Ideas
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