Star-Spangled Chicken With Fireworks Salsa

Recipe for Star-Spangled Chicken With Fireworks Salsa

Salsa:

Ingredients

1 each red, yellow, and green bell pepper
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, well drained
1-1/2 teaspoon Chipotle chili puree or powder, to taste
1/2 small red onion, diced
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon melted jalapeno jelly, or to taste
1 to 2 teaspoons finely minced fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

Halve peppers, removing stems, seeds, and large ribs. Set aside half of each color. Dice remaining pepper halves and place in a nonreactive bowl with the remaining salsa ingredients. Stir well. Allow salsa to meld at room temperature for at least 1 hour before serving. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.

Cut remaining pepper halves into strips and small star shapes for garnish; dice trimmings and add to salsa.

Chicken:

Yield: 

6 servings

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Bell pepper seeds

I have found the fresh bell pepper seeds are nice to sprinkle over salads. They have the same nutrition as the pepper.