Grilled Taco-Spiced Chicken

Grilled Taco-Spiced Chicken

Voted Best 30-Minute Meal of 2008! Grilled chicken breasts smoke with flavor from bottled sauces, cumin and taco seasoning.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/4
cup barbecue sauce
2
tablespoons chili sauce
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In shallow bowl, mix taco seasoning mix and oregano. Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with taco seasoning mixture.
  2. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  3. Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, mix barbecue sauce, chili sauce and cumin. Cover; microwave on High 30 to 60 seconds or until hot. Serve sauce over chicken.
Makes 4 servings
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Variation
For zesty, make-your-own wrap sandwiches, slice the warm chicken into strips and serve with tortillas, shredded lettuce, sliced avocado and the sauce.
Health Twist
Decrease the fat in this recipe by spraying the chicken breasts with olive oil-flavored cooking spray instead of brushing them with the 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 780mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.