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Cajun Chicken Breasts

No recipe image available.Chicken breasts soak for awhile in a spicy, cayenne and wine marinade with just a hint of mint, and are then quickly pan-grilled.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh, finely chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried mint
2 tablespoons white wine
Vegetable cooking spray
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Cooking Directions:

  1. In shallow refrigerator dish with cover, mix together garlic, parsley, salt, cayenne pepper and mint; stir in wine. Spread mixture on all sides of chicken breasts, cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight.
  2. At cooking time, spray non-stick skillet with vegetable cooking spray. Heat over medium high temperature about 1 minute, add chicken and cook about 5 minutes. Turn chicken and cook about 5 minutes more or until fork can be inserted with ease.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 145 calories; 26.8 g protein; 3.1 g total fat; .08 g saturated fat; 0.7 g carbohydrates; 73 mg cholesterol; 211 mg sodium.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.