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Citrus-Marinated Chicken

This juicy, zesty chicken stars in many of my family’s summer meals. While there are a million ways to dress up poultry, you’ll find yourself turning to this recipe again and again. It’s that quick and easy! —Deborah Gretzinger, Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • Combine the first eight ingredients in a large resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half : 195 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat.

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