Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Grilled Citrus Chicken

Servings: 4


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, about 5 ounces each
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Rinse chicken beast halves and remove all visible fat. Pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together remaining ingredients. Add chicken breast halves and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.
  3. When ready to cook, light a grill.
  4. Grill for about 5 minutes per side, until cooked through. Serve at once.

Nutrition Information


Per serving:164 calories (11% calories from fat), 33 g protein, 2 g total fat (0.5 g saturated fat), 2 g carbohydrates, 0 dietary fiber, 82 mg cholesterol, 96 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:4 very lean protein


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