Montreal Salsa Chicken

READY IN: 44mins
Recipe by peg_lyn

My Mother-in-law found this recipe in a McCormick Spices Cookbook flier and made a few adjustments. It is a simple, quick and delicious way to grill chicken.

Top Review by maureen777

I used spicy salsa and that made it extra spicy. I also deleted the chili powder as the salsa was spicy. It was very juicy and tender!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, pounded out to 1/4 inch thickness
  • 1 12 teaspoons mccormick grill-mates montreal roasted garlic brand poultry seasoning
  • 12 cup mild salsa
  • salt and pepper
  • 13 cup apricot preserves or 13 cup jam or 13 cup peach preserves or 13 cup jam or 13 cup seedless strawberry preserves or 13 cup jam
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder


  1. Directions:.
  2. Salt and pepper chicken breasts to taste in a 9x13 dish.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with Grill Mates Montreal Chicken Seasoning and allow to set for 30 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together remaining salsa, preserves, lemon juice, and chili powder.
  5. Grill chicken over medium coals 6-7 minutes per side or until done. Brush with salsa mixture during the last 3 minutes of grilling.

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