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.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces chicken and about 1/3 cup sauce)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 448
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 11.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Protein: 30.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 61.2g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 8.5mg
  • Sodium: 891mg
  • Calcium: 189mg


  • 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
  • Orange-Chipotle Sauce


  1. Prepare grill.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Totals include Orange-Chipotle Sauce.
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