Grilled Chicken with Spicy Ginger Marinade
This delicious low-fat recipe for grilled chicken with a spicy ginger marinade is from the Culinary School of the Rockies.
1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated
1 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
- In medium bowl, stir together yogurt, garlic, ginger, lime juice, red pepper flakes, cilantro, salt and pepper. Transfer marinade to large zipper lock plastic bag, combining well. Add chicken, reseal bag and turn it over several times to thoroughly coat chicken with marinade. Refrigerate for one hour, or up to 6 hours.
- Prepare gas or charcoal grill.
- Remove chicken from marinade and grill over medium-hot coals, turning, for 5 - 6 minutes per side. Remove to platter and let rest for 10 minutes.
- If desired, slice breasts on the diagonal into strips and arrange on platter. Garnish with lime wedges and additional chopped cilantro.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.