Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Peach Glaze

Perk up grilled chicken breasts with sweet peach preserves and smoky chipotle chiles.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/2
cup peach preserves
1/4
cup lime juice
1
canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, seeded, chopped
1
teaspoon adobo sauce (from can of chiles)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
8
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 1/2 lb)
1
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
peaches, cut in half and pitted, if desired
Cilantro sprigs

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, mix preserves, lime juice, chile and adobo sauce. Heat over low heat, stirring occasionally, until preserves are melted. Stir in chopped cilantro; set aside. Sprinkle chicken with garlic-pepper blend, cumin and salt.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once or twice and brushing with preserves mixture during last 2 minutes of grilling, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Add peach halves to grill for last 2 to 3 minutes of grilling just until heated.
  • 3 Heat any remaining preserves mixture to boiling; boil and stir 1 minute. Serve with chicken and peaches. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.

Expert Tips

You can use 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper instead of the 1 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 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.