CILANTRO-LIME CHICKEN WITH GRILLED WATERMELON PICO DE GALLO Perfect for dinners on the patio, this flavorful grilled chicken takes only 30 minutes to marinate. TOTAL TIME 35 minutes plus 30 minutes marinating time • SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS 1⁄4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 3 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme extra virgin olive oil, divided 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, divided 1 tsp. fresh lime zest 4 (6 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves Fresh Thyme coarse sea salt, to taste 1 slice seedless watermelon, 1⁄2 inch thick 2⁄3 cup chopped English cucumber 1⁄3 cup finely chopped red onion 1 jalape~ no pepper, seeded and finely chopped* 1 clove garlic, minced INSTRUCTIONS 1. For marinade, in a large bowl, combine ¼ cup lime juice, 2 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 Tbsp. cilantro, and lime zest. Add chicken and toss gently to coat. Cover. Set aside for 30 minutes. Drain marinade; discard. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Season with salt, to taste. Brush watermelon with remaining 1 Tbsp. olive oil. 2. Prepare charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium heat. Add chicken and watermelon. Grill chicken for 14 minutes or until 165°F, turning once. Grill watermelon for 2 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once. 3. Cut off and discard the watermelon rind. Chop the watermelon. 4. For pico de gallo, in a medium bowl, combine chopped watermelon, cucumber, red onion, jalape~ no pepper, garlic, remaining 2 Tbsp. lime juice and remaining 1 Tbsp. cilantro. Top chicken with pico de gallo. *Note: Chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with jalape~ nos, wear protective gloves. For added heat, do not seed the jalape~ no. Each serving contains: 275 calories, 9 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 124 mg cholesterol, 183 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 39 g protein. Daily values: 9% vitamin A, 15% vitamin C, 2% calcium, 5% iron. OUR DIETITIAN’S DISH: “Fresh pico de gallo is a fun and easy way to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables with your grilled meats and poultry. I love the way grilling the watermelon brings out the flavor!” —Kerry Clifford, Fresh Thyme Registered Dietitian 010-017 Paleo on the Grill.indd 13 4/11/18 4:22 PM