Herbed Citrus Chicken
This recipe is to die for! Even folks who don't care for chicken always ask for seconds.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + marinating
- 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)
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1-1/4 cups: 191 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 359mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat.
Originally published as Herbed Citrus Chicken in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook