This juicy, zesty chicken stars in many of my family’s summer meals. While there are a million ways to dress up poultry, you’ll find yourself turning to this recipe again and again. It’s that quick and easy! —Deborah Gretzinger, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
- Combine the first eight ingredients in a large resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
- Drain and discard marinade. 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°.
Nutrition Facts1 chicken breast half : 195 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat.
Originally published as Citrus Tarragon Chicken in Simple & Delicious April/May 2013