Cajun Chicken with Watermelon Salsa
2 c. chopped, seedless watermelon
2 T. lime or lemon juice
1 c. diced tomato
1 minced seeded jalapeno to taste
1 t. dried, chopped cilantro(or 1 T. freshly chopped)
1 t. dried, chopped mint(or 1 T. freshly chopped)
1/2 c. chopped fresh scallion(or 1 T. dried, chopped chives)
Toss ingredients together, cover, and refrigerate until
Cajun Chicken Breasts
2 T. vegetable oil
2 t. minced garlic in oil
2 T. chili powder
2 T. ground cumin
2 T. paprika, optional
6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
Mix together the spices. Coat the chicken cutlets with the spice mixture, marinate for 1 hour. Remove chicken from marinade and discard liquid. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat and place chicken breasts in pan. Blacken on both sides and sauté just until cooked through. Top with Watermelon Mint Salsa and serve immediately.
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The Yankee Chef
..........It's Just That Simple!