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Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken Breast
Source: Chef Barrae

The balance and contrast of sweet and spicy make this dish above average and will leave your family clamoring for more. Quick and simple to prepare, it is a perfect weeknight dinner; or fire up the barbecue on the weekend to grill it.

Rating:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 146.4
Total Carbs 6.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.3 g
Total Fat 1.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 335.4 mg
Protein 26.4 g
Sodium 123.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Vegetables , 4 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Combine the maple syrup and chili powder in a small bowl and blend well to combine. Season the chicken breasts with black pepper. Brush the chicken on one side with the maple blend.
  2. Preheat a grill pan on medium high to high heat for about 5 minutes or until very hot. Spray the surface with canola oil. Place the chicken breasts on the grill pan with the maple side down. Cook for about 3 minutes and turn the chicken breasts to make nice grill marks and continue to cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  3. Brush the top of the chicken with the maple blend and turn the chicken to the second side. Cook for 3 minutes and turn the chicken for nice grill marks. Finish cooking for the last 3 minutes or until the juices run clear.
  4. Remove from the grill pan and garnish with the sliced scallions.

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