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Citrus-Marinated Chicken

 Citrus-Marinated Chicken
This juicy, zesty chicken stars in many of my family’s summer meals. While there are a million ways to dress up poultry, you’ll find yourself turning to this recipe again and again. It’s that quick and easy! —Deborah Gretzinger, Green Bay, WI
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.


  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)


  • Combine the first eight ingredients in a large resealable plastic
  • bag. Add the chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at
  • least 4 hours.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat
  • or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a
  • thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half equals 195 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 5 lean meat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.