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Ginger Chicken

Recipe courtesy of guest contributor:
Amy Shapiro, RD CDN

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  • 1 Tbl. grated orange peel

  • ½ cup orange juice

  • ½ cup honey

  • 1 diced shallot

  • 3 cloves minced garlic

  • 1½ Tbl. grated fresh ginger

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in a shallow pan. Add chicken and marinate at least 30 minutes or overnight, turning to coat both sides.

  2. Use broiler or grill. Place chicken on broiling rack or grill coated with cooking spray. Reserve marinade in small saucepan. Cook chicken until done (inside temp on meat thermometer of 170 degrees).

  3. While chicken is cooking bring marinade to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer till thickened, about 5 minutes. Place chicken on plates and pour marinade over chicken.

Nutrition: (Serving size: ¼th recipe)

calories: 273     protein: 36g     total carbohydrate: 23g     total fat: 4g

sodium: 348mg     cholesterol 96mg     saturated fat: 1g