Paprika-Herb Rubbed Chicken

Paprika-Herb Rubbed Chicken

A simple combination of herbes de Provence, paprika, salt and pepper makes a flavorful rub for chicken, or try it with steak or tofu.

From EatingWell: July/August 2011
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon herbes de Provence (see Notes)
  2. 2 teaspoons paprika
  3. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  4. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  5. 1-1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast (see Notes)

Preparation

  1. Combine herbes de Provence, paprika, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Coat both sides of chicken with the rub up to 30 minutes before grilling or broiling.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-high or position a rack in upper third of oven and preheat broiler.
  4. To grill: Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the chicken, turning once, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 165°F, 4 to 8 minutes per side.
  5. To broil: Line a broiler pan (or baking sheet) with foil and coat with cooking spray. Place the chicken on the foil. Broil, watching carefully and turning at least once, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 165°F, 10 to 15 minutes total.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 127 calories; 3 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 63 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 1 g fiber; 196 mg sodium; 223 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

0 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 lean meat