Citrus Grilled Chicken Recipe

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Citrus Grilled Chicken
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  1. Place chicken in a shallow glass dish.
  2. Pour olive oil over chicken, and then squeeze the juice of one orange half and one lemon half over the top.
  3. Add minced garlic, then sprinkle with paprika, ground cumin, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Turn chicken breasts to evenly coat and blend marinade.
  5. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
  6. Preheat grill or non-stick indoor grill pan over medium heat.
  7. Drain and discard marinade.
  8. Grill chicken about 5 minutes, then turn.
  9. Add remaining lemon and orange halves to grill.
  10. Cook chicken until well browned and thoroughly cooked.
  11. Using tongs, pick up lemon and orange halves, and carefully squeeze juice over chicken.
  12. Serve on a bed of rice, with additional slices or wedges of lemon or orange, if desired.
  13. Sprinkle with slivered almonds and freshly chopped cilantro.
  14. This is delicious with steamed broccoli or asparagus.
  15. Enjoy!
  16. Tip: Citrus Grilled Chicken is also great sliced and served on a bed of fresh salad greens for a quick and healthy dinner salad.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 488.88 Kcal (2047 kJ)
Calories from fat 283.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.5g 48%
Cholesterol 139.24mg 46%
Sodium 767.36mg 32%
Potassium 818.55mg 17%
Total Carbs 5.08g 2%
Sugars 1.37g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.32g 9%
Protein 51.24g 102%
Vitamin C 8.5mg 14%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 58.7mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 170.84 Kcal (715 kJ)
Calories from fat 99.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.01g 48%
Cholesterol 48.66mg 46%
Sodium 268.15mg 32%
Potassium 286.04mg 17%
Total Carbs 1.77g 2%
Sugars 0.48g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.81g 9%
Protein 17.9g 102%
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Iron 0.3mg 4%
Calcium 20.5mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.9
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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