Lemon Grilled Chicken

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1
Calories 59
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Sodium 369 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 28 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2
Marinating time 30 minutes to 3 hours

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Juice of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 orange
Garlic clove, minced 1
Ground ginger ½ teaspoon
Dried tarragon ½ teaspoon
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2
  1. Directions
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together juices, garlic, ginger, tarragon, salt, and pepper. Combine marinade and chicken in a large plastic resealable bag, and marinate in the refrigerator 30 minutes to 3 hours, turning at least once.
  3. Prepare grill. Grill chicken 5-7 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
Exchanges
4 very lean meats
Side Suggestions: Brown Rice Pilaf
Side Suggestions: Sautéed Lemony Spinach
Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or pot. Sauté 6 cups baby spinach about 3 minutes, until wilted. Drizzle with 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, and season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 61 calories; 4 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 2.5 g fiber; 362 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 fat; 1 vegetable.

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