Grilled Chicken with Cherry Chimichurri

with summer vegetables

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Soy

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

We've put a unique twist on chimichurri, an Argentine condiment of herbs, garlic, and vinegar. Cherries are the main ingredient in a sauce that's garlic-forward and suffused with lime juice. This mixture of sweet and tart flavors makes for a perfect summertime dinner with a juicy grilled chicken breast and fresh vegetables like zucchini, bell pepper, and red onion.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 Lime
  • 4 oz. Frozen Whole Cherries, Pitted
  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • Info
    1 tsp. Vegetable Seasoning Blend
  • Info
    ½ oz. Strawberry Jam
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    362
  • Carbohydrates
    34g
  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Sodium
    1022mg
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Grill Pan or Outdoor Grill
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Small Bowl

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince garlic. Trim zucchini ends and slice on an angle into ⅓" ovals. Stem, seed, and slice yellow bell pepper into wide 1 ½" strips. Trim top of red onion, peel, and cut into six wedges, leaving root intact to hold wedges together. Zest lime, halve, and juice. On a separate cutting board, finely chop cherries. Rinse chicken breasts, pat dry, and season both sides with ½ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Chicken
    2

    Cook the Chicken

    Heat an outdoor grill or grill pan to medium heat. Lightly coat grill with cooking spray and add chicken to hot grill pan. Cook 4-6 minutes on each side, or until chicken is slightly charred and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees. Remove to a plate and cover loosely with foil. Carefully brush or wipe grates of grill clean.

  • Step 3 - Season the Vegetables
    3

    Season the Vegetables

    While chicken cooks, place zucchini, yellow pepper, onion wedges, 1 Tbsp. olive oil, and vegetable seasoning in a medium mixing bowl. Toss to coat vegetables evenly.

  • Step 4 - Grill the Vegetables
    4

    Grill the Vegetables

    Return grill to medium heat and lightly coat with cooking spray. Working in batches if necessary, add vegetables to hot grill and cook 2-3 minutes on each side, or until charred. Remove vegetables to a plate.

  • Step 5 - Make the Cherry Chimichurri
    5

    Make the Cherry Chimichurri

    Combine garlic, cherries, 1 ½ Tbsp. lime juice, ½ tsp. lime zest, strawberry jam, 2 tsp. olive oil, and ¼ tsp. salt in a small bowl.

  • Step 6 - Plate the Dish
    6

    Plate the Dish

    Place chicken on a plate. Spoon chimichurri in front of chicken and arrange grilled vegetables on side.