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Zesty Grilled Garlic-Herb Chicken

No recipe image available.Hot, sweet and savory—many herbs lend distinct, delicious notes to this marinade for grilled chicken.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon saffron
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
1 pinch dried sage

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place chicken in a shallow dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the olive oil, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, honey, saffron, garlic, basil, thyme, cayenne pepper, salt, oregano, parsley, and sage. Pour the mixture over the chicken. Cover, and marinate 20 to 25 minutes in the refrigerator.
  3. Preheat the grill for medium heat.
  4. Lightly oil the grill grate.
  5. Discard marinade, and place chicken on the grill. Cook for 10 minutes on each side, or until exterior is charred and juices run clear.

Makes 4 servings.

Note: Submitted by a home cook, this recipe has not been tested by the Splenda® Test Kitchens.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at