Grilled Marinated Chicken with Kiwifruit Salsa

(Serves 2) Ingredients 2 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, halved 2 Tbspn sweet chilli sauce 2 Tbspn reduced-salt soy sauce 1 Tbspn honey Kiwifruit Salsa 3...

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