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Grilled Moroccan Spice Chicken

Turmeric and cumin give this chicken plenty of flavor

Liven up grilled chicken with a Moroccan-inspired marinade of lemon juice, olive oil, honey, and aromatic spices. 

This recipe is courtesy of McCormick.

Ready in
25 m
10 m
(prepare time)
15 m
(cook time)
6
Servings
166
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1/3 Cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onions, preferably McCormick
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin, preferably McCormick
  • 1 Teaspoon turmeric, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon crushed red pepper, preferably McCormick
  • 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 Serving166
Total Fat3g5%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated0.7g3.4%
Cholesterol83mg28%
Protein26g52%
Carbs8g3%
Vitamin A11µg1%
Vitamin B120.2µg9.9%
Vitamin B60.9mg72.2%
Vitamin C6mg6%
Vitamin E0.7mg5%
Vitamin K0.9µg0.8%
Calcium16mg2%
Fiber0.5g1.9%
Folate (food)14µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)14µg4%
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium36mg9%
Monounsaturated0.9gN/A
Niacin (B3)11mg68%
Phosphorus248mg35%
Polyunsaturated0.5gN/A
Potassium425mg9%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg16.2%
Sodium248mg10%
Sugars, added6gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg9.6%
Water101gN/A
Zinc0.8mg7.7%