Honey Cumin Chicken Recipe

I was on the Team Beachbody website and saw this recipe and thought it was too good to not pass on.  It’s a perfect summer dish and will keep you on track with your nutrition, especially if you’re on the Fat Shredder plan from P90X.  

Recipe: Honey Cumin Chicken

(Makes 4 servings)

 

Honey Cumin Chicken

It’s summer and that means it’s time to grill. Enjoy this healthy grilled chicken recipe on Father’s Day and all summer long.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 2 Tbsp. 100% orange juice
  • 4 (4-oz. each) raw chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)

Preparation:

  1. Preheat grill to medium.
  2. Combine honey and orange juice in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.
  3. Brush each chicken breast lightly with oil. Sprinkle both sides evenly with cumin, salt (if desired), and pepper (if desired).
  4. Place chicken on grill; cook, without turning, for 5 minutes. When chicken releases easily from the grill, turn and cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  5. Reduce grill heat to low. Brush chicken evenly with honey mixture. Be careful, honey will burn if exposed to flames. Grill until a meat thermometer inserted into the center of each breast reads 160° F.* Remove from grill. Let chicken rest 5 minutes before serving.

 

The FDA suggests cooking chicken to a temperature of 165° F. Chicken will continue to cook after it is removed from heat, so we recommend that it be removed from the grill at 160° F to prevent drying out.

 

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories Fat Saturated Fat Cholesterol Sodium Carbs Fiber Sugar Protein
184 7 g 1 g 67 mg 439 mg 10 g 0 g 9 g 23 g
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