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    Grilled Chicken Breasts and Asparagus With Orange Glaze

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    AshK's Note:

    I love it when the weather warms up and it is time to grill. We have a lot of favorites and this one tops the list in early spring. Just the right time for great asparagus!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat the grill to medium high heat.
    2. 2
      Combine orange juice, ginger, coriander and cayenne in a medium sauce pan.
    3. 3
      Bring to a boil over high heat.
    4. 4
      Simmer until the mixture has reduced to 1/2 cup about 6-8 minutes.
    5. 5
      Transfer the glaze to a bowl and stir in brown sugar.
    6. 6
      Toss asparagus with vegetable oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
    7. 7
      Grill, turning once until tender and streaked with grill marks 4-5 minutes.
    8. 8
      Transfer to serving platter and tent with foil.
    9. 9
      Brush chicken with half the glaze and season with salt to taste.
    10. 10
      Grill smooth side down about 4-5 minutes.
    11. 11
      Brush with remaining glaze and turn.
    12. 12
      Continue to cook until the chicken is done 4-6 minutes (160°F at center).
    13. 13
      Serve with asparagus.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 18, 2007

      55

      My family really loved this recipe! I used about 1/3 of the recipe for the glaze to marinate my chicken breasts in overnight. The next day, I reduced the remaining 2/3's as a glaze, and made the recipe as written. Very light, and refreshing way to do both chicken, and asparagus!!Perfect for a hot New Mexico summer night!! Thanks Ash!!

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    • on September 08, 2007

      25

      I had some trouble with getting this glaze to reduce-I let it simmer for about 20 minutes and it still hadn't reduce. I omitted the cayenne because of personal taste. The chicken itself, didn't really retain much of the orange flavour at all. I don't think I would make this again, the flavour just didn't come through the way I hoped it would.

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    • on May 21, 2007

      45

      With Ashk's permission, I am only reviewing the chicken with glaze. The chicken had a great flavor, very light and refreshing. I'm sure asparagus would be a great accompanyment to this. DH and DD loved the light flavor that was not overly sweet.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grilled Chicken Breasts and Asparagus With Orange Glaze

    Serving Size: 1 (394 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 268.4
     
    Calories from Fat 49
    18%
    Total Fat 5.5 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 0.9 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 68.4 mg
    22%
    Sodium 104.5 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 24.0 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
    15%
    Sugars 16.7 g
    66%
    Protein 32.0 g
    64%

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