EatingWell Serves Two
Smoky chipotle peppers make this quick, citrusy barbecue sauce special. Try this recipe with shrimp or pork chops on the grill as well. Serve with Quinoa & Black Beans and fruit sorbet for dessert.
Active Time: 10 minutes |
Total Time: 20 minutes
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate, thawed
1.5 teaspoons finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, (see Note)
1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon molasses
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat (8 ounces)
1/8 teaspoon salt
Preheat grill or broiler to high. Lightly oil the rack.
Whisk orange juice concentrate, chiles, vinegar, molasses and mustard in a small bowl.
Sprinkle chicken with salt. Grill or broil the chicken for 2 minutes. Turn the chicken, brush with the chipotle-orange glaze, and cook, brushing occasionally with more of the glaze, 4 minutes more. Turn the chicken again, brush with the glaze, and cook until no longer pink in the middle, 2 to 5 minutes more.
Per serving :
3 g Fat;
1 g Sat;
1 g Mono;
63 mg Cholesterol;
7 g Carbohydrates;
23 g Protein;
0 g Fiber;
251 mg Sodium;
302 mg Potassium
12 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 3 very lean meat
Tips & Notes
Note: Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce are smoked jalapenos packed in a flavorful sauce. Look for the small cans with the Mexican foods in large supermarkets. Once opened, they'll keep up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.