Cool Cucumber Chicken Recipe
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Cool Cucumber Chicken Recipe

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My husband really likes chicken and he's especially fond of this recipe. It's so versatile because it can be served hot or cold.—Andria Barosi-Stampone, Randolph, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 256 calories, 12g fat (0 saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.


  1. Brush both sides of chicken with oil. Broil 5 in. from the heat or grill over medium heat, for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reaches 170°. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Serve sauce with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cool Cucumber Chicken in Taste of Home August/September 1996, p44

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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kathy172 User ID: 6852457 27104
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

"I thought it was good, but the family didn't care for it. I don't like the flavor of dill, but I still thought the cool sauce was refreshing on top of the grilled chicken."

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