Grilled Citrus Chicken

Grilled Citrus Chicken

It's the OJ, lemon juice and garlic marinade that makes this chicken sizzle.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1/2
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
6
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 lb)
  1. In shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except chicken. Add chicken; turn to coat with marinade. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate, turning chicken occasionally, at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  2. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning chicken and brushing with marinade occasionally, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  3. Heat remaining marinade to boiling; boil and stir 1 minute. Serve with chicken.
Makes 6 servings
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For extra-moist grilled chicken, use tongs instead of a fork to turn the pieces. A fork will pierce the meat and let too many of the juices run out, drying the chicken.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.