Herbed Citrus Chicken Recipe

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Herbed Citrus Chicken Recipe

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

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

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. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Citrus Chicken in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p165

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 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.

  • 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)
  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.
Originally published as Herbed Citrus Chicken in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p165

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galinthewoods User ID: 3317961 134442
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

"A little tart and very herby. I broiled it and it turned out ok, but grilling it would certainly increase the wow factor."

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