Southwestern Grilled Chicken

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Serves 4    Cook Time 10-15 minutes
4 (4-6 oz)
 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Tbsp table salt
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp unsweetened cocoa (optional)


To Freeze Ahead:

  1. In a small bowl, combine spice ingredients (table salt, garlic powder, chili powder, ground cumin, pepper, and cocoa) set aside.
  2. Wash and pat dry the chicken breasts. Place them on individual sheets plastic wrap, large enough to wrap around them. Pound the chicken breast to an even thickness. Sprinkle the breasts with the spice rub.
  3. Wrap the plastic wrap around each breast and place in a ziploc freezer bag. Label the bag with the name and date.
  4. When read to cook, remove from the freezer and thaw in the fridge.
  5. Pre-heat the grill to medium heat and grill 5-7 minutes on each side.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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