Thursday, June 28, 2012

Sweet and Sour Grilled Chicken (about 355 calories for a large piece)

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup light orange juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar, plus 1 teaspoon, divided  
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 4-6 chicken breast thawed or 4 split chicken breast, bone in
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  1. Preheat grill to medium.
  2. To prepare dipping sauce, combine orange zest, orange juice, water, honey, 1 tablespoon vinegar and coriander in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Whisk cornstarch and the remaining 1 teaspoon vinegar in a small bowl until smooth. Add to the saucepan and return to a boil, whisking until thickened, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Stir in mint.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with pepper to taste.  Spray the grill rack with cooking spray. Grill the chicken. Serve the chicken with the dipping sauce on the side.

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