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Lime and Chili Rubbed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Lime and Chili Rubbed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Lime and Chili Rubbed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Prep Time : 25 Minutes
Start to Finish : 25 Minutes
4 servings

Ingredients :

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 11/4 lb)
  • 2 teaspoons olive or canola oil

Method :

  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix chili powder, brown sugar, lime peel, salt, garlic powder and red pepper. Brush both sides of chicken with oil; rub with spice mixture.
  2. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).

Oven Directions : Heat oven to 375°F. Line shallow baking pan with foil. Place rubbed chicken in pan. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).

1 Serving : Calories 200; Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 1.5g; Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 85mg; Sodium 390mg; Total Carbohydrate 3g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 31g
Exchanges : 41/Very Lean Meat, 1 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices : 0

make-ahead
Refrigerating the rubbed chicken up to 12 hours before grilling really enhances the flavor.

Source :
The Big Book of Chicken
Betty Crocker

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