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Grilled Taco-Spiced Chicken

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Grilled Chicken breasts smoke with flavor from bottled sauces, cumin and taco seasoning for the perfect main dish, salad protein or potluck-ready recipe to serve to a crowd.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

We asked and you voted! The polls were open in the Betty Crocker community to vote for your favorite recipes in mulitple categories.

For zesty, make-your-own wrap sandwiches, slice the warm chicken into strips and serve with tortillas, shredded lettuce, sliced avocado and the sauce.

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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