Grilled Chicken with Oregano Peach Sauce

Surprise ‘em with this unforgettable grilled chicken that combines tangy fruit and savory herb flavors. It’s a peach of a meal!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

1/2
cup peach preserves
1/4
cup raspberry vinegar
2
tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 1/4 pounds)
1/2
teaspoon garlic pepper
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Heat preserves and vinegar to boiling in 1-quart saucepan, stirring constantly, until preserves are melted. Spoon about 1/4 cup mixture into small bowl or custard cup for brushing on chicken. Stir oregano into remaining mixture and reserve to serve with chicken.
  • 2 Sprinkle chicken with garlic pepper and seasoned salt.
  • 3 Cover and grill chicken 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once and brushing with preserves mixture during last 10 minutes of grilling, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Discard any remaining preserves mixture brushed on chicken. Serve chicken with reserved preserves mixture with oregano.

Expert Tips

When buying fresh oregano, look for bright-green bunches with no sign of wilting or yellowing. Store it in the refrigerator in a plastic bag for up to three days.

This elegant chicken dish makes an easy special-occasion meal when served with cooked orzo and grilled fresh asparagus. Keep things light and fruity for dessert—top scoops of vanilla ice cream with fresh blueberries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 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.