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  • Healthy Recipe: Garlic and Mint Chicken Breasts

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  • This recipe for garlic and mint chicken breasts is provided by everydayhealth.com.
    Garlic and Mint Chicken Breasts
    Nutritional Info (Per serving):
    Calories: 202, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 229mg, Dietary Fiber: 0g, Total Fat: 6g, Carbs: 2g, Cholesterol: 82mg,
    Protein: 34g
    Prep Time: 15 mins
    Cook Time: 12 mins
    Rest Time: 4 h
    Total Time: 27 mins
    Ingredients
    4 chicken, breast, (1 1/4 pounds total) skinless, boneless
    1/2 cup mint, fresh mint, fresh
    1 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 tablespoon oil, olive
    1 tablespoon soy sauce, less sodium
    4 cloves garlic
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground couscous, hot cooked scallions,  (green onions), grilled, whole
    Recipe Tip:  Marinate 4 to 24 hours.
    Preparation
    1. Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish.
    2. In a blender, combine the 1/2 cup mint leaves, the lemon juice, oil, soy sauce, garlic, chili powder, and pepper. Cover and blend until smooth; pour over chicken. Seal bag; turn to coat chicken. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for 4 to 24 hours.
    3. Drain chicken, discarding marinade. Place chicken on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and no longer pink (170°F), turning once. If desired, serve over hot cooked couscous. If desired, serve with grilled green onions and garnish with additional mint leaves.

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