Spicy Cumin-Crusted Chicken with Orange-Chipotle Sauce

Slather on this smoky, citrus-infused sauce during the last half of the cooking time to avoid charring.


4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces chicken and about 1/3 cup sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 448
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 11.2 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 6.7 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 30.5 g
Carbohydrate 61.2 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 8.5 mg
Sodium 891 mg
Calcium 189 mg


1/3 cup cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Cooking spray


Prepare grill.

Combine the first 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub both sides of chicken with the spice mixture. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; cover and grill 6 minutes.

Uncover the chicken, and brush with 1/2 cup Orange-Chipotle Sauce; cook for 6 minutes or until done, turning once. Serve with remaining sauce.

Totals include Orange-Chipotle Sauce.