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Grilled Orange-Rosemary Chicken Recipe

Florida Department of Citrus

This chicken recipe combines orange juice, rosemary leaves, garlic, and cayenne to make a delicious barbecue recipe for any time of the year.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cups orange juice
  • 1/2 Cup plain yogurt
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 Cup vegetable oil
  • Six to Eight 5-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 Cup orange marmalade (recipe below)
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons minced rosemary leaves
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

In a medium bowl combine ¾ cup orange juice, yogurt, garlic, and cayenne and mix well. Whisk in the oil. Place the chicken in a shallow dish and pour the orange juice mixture over chicken. Cover and refrigerate fpr 1 to 3 hours.

In a small saucepan combine the marmalade, 2 tablespoons of orange juice, rosemary, and salt to taste. Place over medium-low heat and cook until marmalade melts, stirring occasionally.  Cover and keep warm.

Preheat the grill to medium, about 300-350 degrees. Remove the chicken from the marinade and pour the marinade into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook for 3 minutes, then remove from the heat. 

Place chicken on grill. Grill for 6 minutes per side, or until an instant-read thermometer registers 165 degrees, turning and basting frequently with the cooked marinade. During the last 3 minutes of grilling, brush chicken with orange-rosemary mixture. Serve warm.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving378
Total Fat14g22%
Sugar20gN/A
Saturated2g10%
Cholesterol123mg41%
Protein38g77%
Carbs23g8%
Vitamin A24µg3%
Vitamin B120.4µg7%
Vitamin B61mg69%
Vitamin C20mg33%
Vitamin E3mg15%
Vitamin K0.5µg0.6%
Calcium51mg5%
Fiber0.4g1.5%
Folate (food)30µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)30µg8%
Iron0.8mg4.4%
Magnesium54mg14%
Monounsaturated8gN/A
Niacin (B3)16mg80%
Phosphorus381mg54%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium675mg19%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg20.1%
Sodium603mg25%
Sugars, added16gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg13.2%
Zinc1mg9%