Honey Glazed Chicken with Golden Beet Salsa
Honey Glazed Chicken
  • 3Tbsp Dijon mustardgluten free if desired
  • 3Tbsp honey
  • 1Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1tsp hot curry powder
  • 1/2tsp paprika
  • 4 bonelessskinless chicken breasts
Golden Beet Salsa
  • 3 medium golden beets
  • 1/4cup minced red onion
  • 2Tbsp chopped pitted Kalamata olives
  • 2Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1Tbsp lemon juiceplus extra if desired
  • 1/4cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 2 garlic clovesfinely minced
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2tsp crushed dried red chilies
  • 1/2tsp yellow mustard seed
  • 1/4tsp paprika
  • 1/4tsp sea salt
  1. In small saucepan, combine Dijon mustard, honey, oil, lemon juice, curry powder, and paprika. Stir over low heat until blended. Transfer to bowl. Add chicken and roll in sauce to evenly coat. Refrigerate for a couple of hours or overnight.
  2. Grease grill and preheat to 350 F. Place chicken on preheated grill and barbecue, covered, for 5 or 6 minutes. Gently flip and continue to grill, covered, for 5 more minutes, or until chicken registers 165 F when tested with meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion of each breast.
  3. To make salsa, preheat oven to 375 F. Place beets in small, oven-safe saucepan with 1/4 cup water. Cover tightly and place in preheated oven. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until beets are tender when pierced. Remove and set aside.
  4. When beets are cool enough to handle, peel and cut into 1/2 inch small dice. Place in bowl along with remaining salsa ingredients. Gently toss together. Cover and set aside. Salsa can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.
  5. Serve each chicken breast with a spoonful of salsa scattered over top. Drizzle with a little extra lemon juice, if you wish. Delicious served with grilled summer zucchini and a wild rice blend.
Recipe Notes

Mood boost!

For another menu idea, slice grilled chicken diagonally and serve in gluten-free tortillas with salsa, shredded lettuce, and chopped cherry tomatoes, which contain lycopene for a lighter mood.

Nutrition Facts
Honey Glazed Chicken with Golden Beet Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 484mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 18g
Protein 30g 60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Per serving: 333 calories; 30 g protein; 14 g total fat (2 g sat. fat); 23 g total carbohydrates (18 g sugars, 3 g fiber); 484 mg sodium