Heart Healthy Grilled Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce Recipe
In a bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, parsley, cilantro, garlic, chili pepper, oregano, salt and black pepper. Set aside at room temperature for 10 minutes or up to 2 hours.
Preheat a grill to 425° over medium-high heat.
In a small bowl, combine the cumin, coriander, salt and black pepper.
Brush both sides of the chicken with 1 tablespoon of the chimichurri sauce. Rub the chicken evenly with cumin mixture.
Grill the chicken until it registers 165° on a meat thermometer, about 4 minutes per side. Serve the chicken topped with the remaining chimichurri sauce.
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About This Healthy Recipe
When you’re in the mood for a fresh, vibrant chicken dish, this is one of the best grilled chicken recipes to try. This heart-healthy chicken is made with skinless chicken breasts, so it is low in saturated fat. After flavoring the chicken with spices, it gets its characteristic grilled taste on the barbecue. But it’s what comes next that really elevates this grilled chicken recipe to another level. The chicken is topped with a tantalizingly tasty Argentinian-inspired chimichurri sauce made from fresh parsley and cilantro, along with garlic, oregano, chili pepper, olive oil and red wine vinegar. It’s a great meal to eat if you’re watching your weight (it’s only 236 calories per serving) and is gluten-free, low in saturated fat (2g) and low in sodium (223mg). It’s also a kid-friendly dish – and even if the kids don’t want any “green stuff” on their plate, they can still enjoy the flavorful grilled chicken.