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    Spicy Cumin-Crusted Chicken with Orange-Chipotle Sauce

    Recipe Introduction

    Source: Cooking Light-6/01

    List of Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup cumin seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 4 (4 ounce) skinless boneless chicken breast halves
    • cooking spray
    • Orange Chipotle Sauce:
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 cup chopped onion
    • 1 cup chopped tomato
    • 2 tablespoons minced garlic (about 6 cloves)
    • 2 tablespoons chopped drained canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce
    • 2 cups fresh orange juice (about 4 oranges)
    • 1 cup white vinegar
    • 1/2 cup ketchup
    • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup molasses
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


    1. Prepare grill.

    2. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub both side of the chicken with the spice mixture. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; cover and grill 6 minutes.

    3. Uncover chicken, and brush with 1/2 cup Orange-Chipotle Sauce; cook for 6 minutes or until done, turning once. Serve with remaining sauce.

    4. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces chicken and about 1/3 cup sauce). 448 cal, 11.2g fat, 30.5g pro, 61.2g carb, 66mg chol, 891mg sod.

    5. For sauce: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; saute for 10 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Add tomato, garlic, and chile; cook 3 minutes. Add orange juice and vinegar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until reduced to 1 1/3 cups (about 30 minutes). Stir in the ketchup, sugar, molasses, salt, and pepper; cook 5 minutes. Place mixture in a food processor; process until smooth. Stir in lime juice and cilantro.

    Final Comments

    Notes: Slather on this smoky, citrus-infused sauce during the last half of the cooking time to avoid charring.




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