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Honey-Grilled Chicken Breasts

 Honey-Grilled Chicken Breasts
Orange juice and soy sauce make such a tasty combination in this recipe from my mother-in-law. And the longer this chicken marinates, the fuller the flavor! Jennifer Petersen-Murray, Utah
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 12 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup
  • marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag
  • and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Cover and
  • refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil;
  • using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. 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°,
  • basting frequently with reserved marinade. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half equals 221 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber,

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Honey-Grilled Chicken Breasts (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.