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Garlic and Mint Chicken Breasts

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 15 mins Marinate 4 hrs to 24 hrs Grill 12 mins
Garlic and Mint Chicken Breasts
Ingredients
  • 4  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1-1/4 to 1-1/2 pounds total)
  • 1/2  cup  fresh mint leaves
  • 1  tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1  tablespoon  reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4  cloves  garlic
  • 1  teaspoon  chili powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  •  Hot cooked couscous (optional)
  •  Grilled whole green onions* (optional)
  •  Fresh mint leaves (optional)
Directions

1. Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish.

2. In a blender, combine the 1/2 cup mint leaves, the lemon juice, oil, soy sauce, garlic, chili powder, and pepper. Cover and blend until smooth; pour over chicken. Seal bag; turn to coat chicken. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for 4 to 24 hours.

3. Drain chicken, discarding marinade. Place chicken on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and no longer pink (170 degree F), turning once. If desired, serve over hot cooked couscous. If desired, serve with grilled green onions and garnish with additional mint leaves. Makes 4 servings.

From the Test Kitchen*Test Kitchen Tip:
  • To grill green onions, place them on the edge of the grill with the chicken for the last 2 minutes of the grilling time.
Nutrition Facts (Garlic and Mint Chicken Breasts)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 202,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 82,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 34,
  • sodium (mg) 229,
  • Very Lean Meat () 5,
  • Fat () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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