Curry-Spiced Chicken Breasts

One of the easiest things to cook is chicken. A versatile protein, it's the "go-to" for many home cooks. For many, it spells "comfort" whether cooked plain, spiced or marinated. This recipe is a great way to make use of curry powder, here further enhanced with garlic and ginger.

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 oz chicken

  • Calories 175
  • Carbohydrate 1 g
  • Protein 24 g
  • Fat 1.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  • Sugars 0 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 60 mg

This Recipe Serves 8

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 tablespoon grated garlic
1 tablespoon grated ginger
Salt and pepper to taste
2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breast (4 halves)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the broiler to "High" for 20 minutes, placing the rack midway in the center of the oven.
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together the olive oil, curry, garlic, and ginger. Season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken and toss until every piece is coated evenly throughout. Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet and broil until the juices run clear and the top is golden, about 10 minutes. Let rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

Choices/Exchanges: 4 Lean Protein

From Switch it Up by Corinne Trang

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