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Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Peach Glaze

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Perk up grilled chicken breasts with sweet peach preserves and smoky chipotle chiles.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/2
cup peach preserves
1/4
cup lime juice
1
canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, seeded, chopped
1
teaspoon adobo sauce (from can of chiles)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
8
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 1/2 lb)
1
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
peaches, cut in half and pitted, if desired
Cilantro sprigs

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, mix preserves, lime juice, chile and adobo sauce. Heat over low heat, stirring occasionally, until preserves are melted. Stir in chopped cilantro; set aside. Sprinkle chicken with garlic-pepper blend, cumin and salt.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once or twice and brushing with preserves mixture during last 2 minutes of grilling, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Add peach halves to grill for last 2 to 3 minutes of grilling just until heated.
  • 3 Heat any remaining preserves mixture to boiling; boil and stir 1 minute. Serve with chicken and peaches. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 250
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1 1/2g
  • Sodium 250mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Chicken contains vitamin B6, also called pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 is important for digesting proteins, plus it helps to keep hair and nerves healthy.

You can use 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper instead of the 1 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 09/26/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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