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Grilled Moroccan Spice Chicken Recipe

McCormick

Liven up grilled chicken with a Moroccan-inspired marinade of lemon juice, olive oil, honey, and aromatic spices. Massaging the marinade into the chicken for just five minutes gives you maximum flavor without needing marinating time in the refrigerator.

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 Cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onions
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 Cup cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Directions

Mix all ingredients except chicken in medium bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons marinade for brushing.

Place chicken in large resealable bag. Add remaining marinade and turn to coat well. Massage chicken and marinade for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.

Grill chicken over medium heat for 6 to 7 minutes per side or until cooked through, brushing with reserved marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving192
Total Fat3g5%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated0.7g3.5%
Cholesterol83mg28%
Protein26g52%
Carbs16g5%
Vitamin A13µg1%
Vitamin B120.2µg4%
Vitamin B61mg47.7%
Vitamin C6mg10%
Vitamin D1IUN/A
Vitamin E1mg4.9%
Vitamin K4µg5%
Calcium118mg12%
Fiber6g24%
Folate (food)15µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)15µg4%
Iron2mg10%
Magnesium42mg11%
Monounsaturated0.9gN/A
Niacin (B3)11mg55%
Phosphorus255mg36%
Polyunsaturated0.5gN/A
Potassium469mg13%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12.6%
Sodium249mg10%
Sugars, added6gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg7.8%
Zinc1mg7%