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Grilled Chicken Breast with Dijon Sauce

Posted Aug 11 2009 10:26am

The key to success on a low carb diet is finding many great recipes to give your same old foods grilled chicken (animal protein and veggies) a variety of delicious tastes.  This recipe is guaranteed to become a favorite for spicing up the same old chicken!

Serves : 4
Time to Table : 2 hours, 15 minutes (including marinating time)

Healing Nutrient Spotlight
Excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin K, selenium
Good source of potassium, magnesium

Ingredients *
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
5 T. olive oil
¼ cup finely chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 T. white wine vinegar
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. coarse ground black pepper
¼ tsp. poultry seasoning
1 T. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. honey
1 bag precut salad greens
16 cherry tomatoes or 4 small tomatoes, quartered

*Use organic ingredients for optimal nutrition.

Preparation
Place 3 T oil, onion, garlic, 1 T. vinegar, pepper, salt, and poultry seasoning in glass storage container.  Whisk ingredients together well and add chicken breasts.  Turn breasts several times to coat chicken well with the marinade.  Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Place chicken on a medium hot grill and close grill lid.  Turn chicken after about 5 to 7 minutes.  Cook another 7 to 8 minutes for a total of about 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. 

Dijon Sauce:
While chicken is cooking, combine 2 T. oil, 1 T. white wine vinegar, 1 T. Dijon mustard, and honey in small bowl.  Whisk until smooth.  

Cut chicken breasts into strips, and place chicken on bed of greens.  Drizzle chicken with Dijon sauce and garnish greens with tomatoes.

Nutrition
232 calories, 27 g protein, 6 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 4 g sugars, 10 g fat, 1.6 g saturated fat, 6.5 g monounsaturated fat, 1.3 g polyunsaturated fat, 66 mg cholesterol, 324 mg sodium, 476 mg potassium, 1449 IU vitamin A, 48 mcg vitamin K, 15 mg vitamin C, .14 mg thiamin, .15 mg riboflavin, 13 mg niacin, .70 mg vitamin B-6, 37 mcg folate, .43 mcg vitamin B-12, .95 mg pantothenic acid, 1.6 mg iron, 41 mg magnesium, 1.1 mg zinc, .10 mg copper, 20 mcg selenium

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