Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Breasts

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 284.6
  • Total Fat: 19.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.0 mg
  • Sodium: 432.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 23.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 bunch flatleaf parsley, washed and stemmed
    6 cloves garlic, peeled and quartered
    1 cup 99% fat-free chicken broth
    1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
    1/3 cup distilled vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
    salt to taste
    freshly ground black pepper
    4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 4 ounces each


Makes 4 servings (1 breast each)

1. Prepare the chimichurri. Finely chop the parsley and garlic in a food processor. Blend in the remaining ingredients except the chicken, adding the salt and pepper to taste. The chimichurri should be highly seasoned.
2. Arrange the chicken breasts in a baking dish. Pour half of the chimichurri over them and marinate for 1 hour, turning a couple of times. Preheat the grill to high.
3. Grill the chicken breasts for about 4 to 6 minutes per side. (Rotate the breasts 90° after 2 minutes to give you a handsome crosshatch of grill marks.) Serve the grilled chicken with the remaining chimichurri on the side.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SEATTLEMOM41.

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