Grilled Apple Chicken Recipe
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Grilled Apple Chicken Recipe

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“I like to slice the chicken into strips and serve them on a bed of salad greens on hot summer days. The chicken is great for cold sandwiches to take to work, too.” Eileen Rande - Farmington Hills, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened apple juice or apple cider
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 160 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Set aside 1/3 cup juice mixture. Add oil to the remaining juice mixture; pour into a large resealable bag. Add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate reserved juice mixture.
  2. Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain chicken and discard marinade. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear, basting occasionally with reserved juice mixture. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Apple Chicken in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 160 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 7, 2013

"My family and I absolutely LOVE this!"

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2009

"Please give oven baking or broiling directions for those of us who do not grill.Jente"

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2009

"if you marinate overnight, it's better"

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