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Herbed Citrus Chicken Recipe

This recipe is to die for! Even folks who don't care for chicken always ask for seconds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lime or lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredient; mix well. Pour 3 tablespoons marinade into a resealable plastic bag. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade; add chicken to the bag. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 6 in. from heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear; basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1-1/4 cup serving equals 191 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 359 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.