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Tea-Rubbed Chicken with
Fresh Lemon and Cucumber Topping

Tea-Rubbed Chicken with Fresh Lemon and Cucumber ToppingA deliciously refreshing and light entrée perfect for a warm day's evening meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

Fresh Lemon and Cucumber Topping:
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely chopped (1 cup total)
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon salt

Tea-Rubbed Chicken:
2 teaspoons NESTEA Unsweetened Instant 100% Tea
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
4 (about 1 1/4 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, rinsed and patted dry*
1 teaspoon canola oil

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Fresh Lemon and Cucumber Topping: Combine cucumber, onion, cilantro, lemon juice, lemon peel and salt in small bowl; stir to blend well. Set aside.
  2. For Tea-Rubbed Chicken: Combine instant tea, cumin and sugar in small bowl; stir well. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of chicken. Press down gently with fingertips to make sure rub sticks to chicken.
  3. Heat medium, nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add oil; tilt skillet to coat bottom evenly. Add chicken; cook for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  4. Place chicken on 4 individual dinner plates; top with equal amounts of topping.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 170 Calories from Fat: 20 Total Fat: 2 g Saturated Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 80 mg Sodium: 240 mg Carbohydrates: 2 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 1 g Protein: 33 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.