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4th of July Italian Style Grilled Chicken Breasts

Posted Jul 01 2009 5:44pm
Italian Style Grilled Chicken Breasts - 4g Carbs, 0g Fiber

Yield: 4 servings

1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 Tbsp tomato paste
2 green onions, coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic, quartered
1 piece (1-inch) peeled ginger root, coarsely chopped
(or 1 tsp ground ginger)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
4 chicken breasts (bone-in)
2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander or parsley

Preheat barbecue grill or oven to 350 degrees F.

In a food processor, combine yogurt, tomato paste,
green onions, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander,
salt and cayenne pepper; puree until smooth.

Arrange chicken in a shallow dish; coat with yogurt
mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 1 day
ahead. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking.

Place chicken skin-side down on greased grill over
medium-high heat; cook for 15 minutes. Brush with marinade;
turn and cook for 10 to 15 minutes longer until golden and
juices run clear. (Or place chicken on rack set on baking
sheet; roast, basting after 30 minutes with marinade, for
50 to 55 minutes or until juices run clear.)
Serve garnished with chopped coriander.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 piece of chicken):
133 Calories, 2g Fat, 4g Carbs, 0g Fiber, 24g Protein,
300mg Sodium, 59mg Cholesterol

Diabetic Exchanges: 1/4 Low-Fat Milk, 3 Very Lean Meat
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