Sauteed Chicken Breast with Cherry-Pistachio Salsa
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1/8 cup dried cherries
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 dried chipolte chile
  • 1/2 cup shelled dry-roasted pistachios, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tlsps fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp honey
  • 1 jalepeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 8 boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tsp olive oil
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl, let stand 30 minutes.
  2. Drain well, discard chipotle chile.
  3. Combine cherries, pistachios, and the next 6 ingredients (pistachios through jalepenos).
  4. Stir in 1/4 tsp salt.
  5. Sprinkle 1 tsp salt and pepper over chicken. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  6. Add chicken; sauté 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
  7. Serve with salsa.