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Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Chicken - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Chicken - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(99 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 160
Protein: 26 g
Carbs: 1 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 220 mg
Fiber: 0 g

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Spice up your chicken - literally! This spicy marinade gives your chicken just the right amount of "heat". Serve with black beans and grilled squash.
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breast halves
Nonfat cooking spray
Directions:
1 Prepare grill. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine oil, lime peel, lime juice, jalapeño pepper, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper.
2 Place chicken in bag. Squeeze out excess air then seal tightly. Turn bag to coat chicken on all sides then chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
3 Remove chicken and discard bag with marinade. Place chicken on grill for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through and internal temperature in thickest part of chicken is at least 165ºF then serve immediately.
4 ENJOY!

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(99 ratings)
Finally a meal for my family
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Everyone agreed we would have this tonight.
Feb 08, 2009
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