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Grilled Apple- and Ginger-Glazed Chicken Breasts

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Grilled Apple- and Ginger-Glazed Chicken Breasts
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 2
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Liven up a store-bought glaze with apply jelly and herbs for a marvelous 30-minute main dish.
Updated Dec 16, 2009

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki baste and glaze (from 12-oz bottle)
  • 2 tablespoons apple jelly
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, mix teriyaki glaze, apple jelly and gingerroot. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly, until jelly is melted. Spoon half of the mixture into small bowl or custard cup; stir in cilantro. Set aside to serve with chicken.
  • 2
    Cover and grill chicken over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning and brushing with apple-ginger mixture during last 10 minutes of grilling, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Serve with reserved apple-ginger mixture.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Buy a larger piece of gingerroot and use what you need for this recipe. Wrap up the rest of the unpeeled root and freeze it until needed at a later date.

Nutrition

240 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 32g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate, 14g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
490mg
20%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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