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Minty Grilled Chicken

Mint and paprika may seem an unlikely duo, but they work together to give chicken breast an unexpected flavor punch.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Marinate: 30 mins to 1 hr
  • Grill: 15 mins to 18 mins

Minty Grilled Chicken



  1. Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Add mint, lemon juice, oil, garlic, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Seal bag; turn to combine ingredients. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes.
  2. Remove chicken, reserving marinade. Grill the chicken on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat for 15 to 18 minutes or until done (165 degrees F), turning and brushing with reserved marinade halfway through grilling.

From the Test Kitchen

Serve with grilled asparagus and top with additional mint.

Nutrition Facts (Minty Grilled Chicken)

    Per serving:
  • 264 kcal cal.,
  • 11 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 109 mg chol.,
  • 408 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 0 g sugar,
  • 37 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Test Kitchen Tip

Fill the rest of your plate with some asparagus spears grilled along with the chicken for a bright, simple side dish.



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