Hoisin-Glazed Chicken Breasts

Adding the remaining glaze on the chicken after broiling intensifies the flavor. Be sure to use a clean spoon or brush when adding the final amount of hoisin mixture. You don't want it to come in contact with any utensils that touched raw chicken.


4 servings (serving size: 1 breast half and 1 lime wedge)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 249
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 4.9 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 40.2 g
Carbohydrate 8.4 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 520 mg
Calcium 26 mg


1/4 cup hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
3/4 teaspoon bottled minced fresh ginger
Cooking spray
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
4 lime wedges


Preheat broiler.

Combine first 6 ingredients. Remove 2 tablespoons of hoisin mixture, and reserve to brush on cooked chicken. Line a shallow roasting pan with foil; coat foil with cooking spray. Place the chicken on prepared pan. Brush 2 tablespoons of hoisin mixture evenly over chicken; broil 5 minutes. Turn chicken over; brush with 2 tablespoons of hoisin mixture. Broil 5 minutes or until chicken is done. Spoon reserved 2 tablespoons of hoisin mixture over cooked chicken. Serve with lime wedges.