Grilled Chicken With Spicy Cherry Sauce

Grilled Chicken With Spicy Cherry SauceRecipe
Photo: Ray Kachatorian; Styling: Jennifer Flanagan
Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 18 minutes. You can make the cherry sauce with either fresh or frozen berries.
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast, 1/4 cup cherry sauce)


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Cooking spray
1 cup chopped pitted sweet cherries
1/4 cup dry red wine or water
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon cherry preserves
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


1. Prepare the grill. Then lightly spray the grill rack with cooking spray.

2. Lightly crush cherries in a small saucepan. Add the wine or water and next 6 ingredients (through preserves). Bring the mixture to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes.

3. Grill the chicken, covered, for 4 minutes on each side or until it is cooked through. Serve chicken topped with cherry sauce.

Created date

May 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 189
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 27 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 100 mg
Calcium 20 mg