Grilled Apple- and Ginger-Glazed Chicken Breasts

Liven up a store-bought glaze with apply jelly and herbs for a marvelous 30-minute main dish.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

2
tablespoons teriyaki baste and glaze (from 12-oz bottle)
2
tablespoons apple jelly
1/2
teaspoon grated gingerroot
2
teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, mix teriyaki glaze, apple jelly and gingerroot. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly, until jelly is melted. Spoon half of the mixture into small bowl or custard cup; stir in cilantro. Set aside to serve with chicken.
  • 2 Cover and grill chicken over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning and brushing with apple-ginger mixture during last 10 minutes of grilling, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Serve with reserved apple-ginger mixture.

Expert Tips

Buy a larger piece of gingerroot and use what you need for this recipe. Wrap up the rest of the unpeeled root and freeze it until needed at a later date.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.