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Grilled Taco-Spiced Chicken

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4

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. MORE + LESS -

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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

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%
Potassium
390mg
11%
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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