June is barbecue season and as it nears closer, why not try your hand at creating this tasty Spicy Barbecue Chicken Breast?
Our recipe for Spicy BBQ Chicken Breast start with homemade barbecue sauce, which helps us keep the flavor high while keeping the sugar low. Place it at the center of your plate for a lean, low carbohydrate, high protein option at every barbecue this summer.
Serving size: 1 breast, Makes 6 servings
1/8 tsp Ginger, Fresh, Grated
1/8 tsp Black Pepper
½ cup Tomato Paste
1 tsp Ketchup
1 ½ tsp Honey
1 tsp Dark Molasses
1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 tbsp White Vinegar
¾ tsp Cayenne Pepper
1 ½ tsp fresh Garlic, Minced
6, 4 oz. pieces Chicken Breast, Boneless, Skinless
1. Prepare the Spicy BBQ Sauce: Combine ginger, black pepper, tomato paste, ketchup, honey, molasses, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, cayenne pepper and garlic in a saucepan. Simmer for 20 minutes, cool to room temperature, and set aside.
2. Pour half of the BBQ sauce over chicken. Marinate for at least 1 hour, or overnight, in the refrigerator.
3. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Place chicken on a parchment lined sheet pan and bake until chicken reaches 165ºF.
4. Heat remaining BBQ sauce in a sauce pan until warm. Top each piece of chicken with 4 tablespoons of sauce.
Nutrition Info (per serving): Cal: 160, Total Fat: 3g, Sat Fat: 1g, Sodium: 120mg, Carbs: 6g, Protein: 26g, Sugar: 4g, Fiber: 1g
Originally posted on Flik: http://www.flik-usa.com/blog/spicy-bbq-chicken-breast
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