Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Grilled Cilantro Chicken

A unique grilled chicken recipe, great for 4th of July or any summer BBQ!

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4 medium sized)
1-2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 Tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce 
(use a gluten-free brand such as San-J if you are on a gluten free diet)
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon brown sugar
a dash red of pepper flakes (optional)
To make the marinade: In a small bowl whisk together the cilantro, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic powder, brown sugar (and red pepper).  Add the chicken and the marinade to a large ziplock bag or Tupperware container and toss to evenly coat the chicken.  Marinate in the fridge for 3- 6 hours.  When ready to grill: Discard the marinade  Preheat a large nonstick pan or barbeque grill and cook on high heat for 10-12 minutes each side until no longer pink in the center.
Makes 4 servings:

Serving size: 1 chicken breast Calories 170  Protein 25 g Carb 1 g Fiber 0 g Sugars 1 g Fat 6 g saturated fat 1g Sodium  90 mg


CJ - Food Stories July 6, 2012 at 11:26 AM  

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