Grilled Chicken and Garden Salsa

YieldMakes 4 servings

Total Time30 Mins



  • 4 skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • 1 small sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 medium-size red bell pepper, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil


    Step 1

    Preheat grill to 300° to 350° (medium) heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Combine cheese and next 3 ingredients. Brush chicken with cheese mixture.

    Step 2

    Toss zucchini, onion, and bell pepper in olive oil.

    Step 3

    Grill chicken and vegetable mixture at the same time, covered with grill lid. Grill chicken 7 to 10 minutes on each side or until done. Grill vegetable mixture 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Chop vegetable mixture, and toss with basil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve vegetable mixture with grilled chicken.

Originally published on Southern Living, Grilled Chicken and Garden Salsa.