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    Citrus Grilled Chicken

    Citrus Grilled Chicken. Photo by Bergy

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Gingerbear's Note:

    The prep time does not include time for marinating.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 11, 2009

      55

      What a delight this recipe is to make - Easy enough for everyday and would lend itself well for a special company dinner . The citrus flavors are wonderful & i like the cilantro & almonds garnish Thanks for a lovely recipe Gingerbear.

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    Nutritional Facts for Citrus Grilled Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (197 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 351.3
     
    Calories from Fat 197
    56%
    Total Fat 21.9 g
    33%
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 68.4 mg
    22%
    Sodium 79.3 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.2 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    14%
    Sugars 3.6 g
    14%
    Protein 30.8 g
    61%

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