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Herbed Lime Chicken Recipe
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Herbed Lime Chicken Recipe

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When we have friends over during the summer, I usually serve this grilled chicken. It's tender, moist and bursting with the tangy taste of lime. I'm often asked for the recipe.—Kay Alliman, Biggsville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 lime, halved and sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound)

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 162 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 718 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 0.55 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Remove 1/2 cup for basting; cover and refrigerate. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8-10 hours.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn chicken; baste with the reserved marinade. Grill 5-7 minutes longer or until juices run clear, basting occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Lime Chicken in Light & Tasty June/July 2001, p29

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 162 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 718 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 0.55 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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