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Zesty Grilled Chicken with Thyme


Sprig of thyme


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon-type mustard

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme (about 1/4 teaspoon)

  • 1 teaspoon horseradish (optional)


Combine all the ingredients except chicken in a bowl or container large enough to accommodate the chicken breasts. Coat the chicken breasts with the mixture and let stand at least 15 minutes. Grill (or broil) about 5 minutes per side, or until chicken is cooked through (internal temperature of 165°F). Try substituting fresh oregano for the thyme. Or, if you like a bit of crust, roll in unseasoned, gluten-free bread crumbs before grilling. Or sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

Serves 4

Each serving contains about 133 calories, 27 g protein, 2 g fat (14% calories from fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 1 g carbohydrates, less than 1 g fiber, and 110 mg sodium.

To make this recipe gluten-free, use only spices and condiments that are gluten-free. Read food labels carefully and contact the company if you have any questions. If a crust is desired, use only gluten-free bread crumbs.

Online Medical Reviewer: Poulson, Brittany, RD, CDE
Online Medical Reviewer: Wilkins, Joanna, R.D., C.D.
Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2016
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