Spice-Crusted Chicken Breast

These spice-crusted chicken breasts would be great thinly sliced and served in corn tortillas with your favorite taco toppings.

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Spice-Crusted Chicken Breast

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    Ingredients

    1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed (about 4)
    1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper 2 teaspoons canola oil

    directions

    Prep: 30 min Total: 30 min (Quick)
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    • 1

      Toast coriander, cumin and pepper in a small dry skillet over medium heat, stirring, until aromatic, about 45 seconds. Transfer to a small bowl, add salt and set aside.

    • 2

      Preheat broiler. Lightly oil a broiler rack or coat with cooking spray.

    • 3

      Place chicken breasts between two pieces of plastic wrap; flatten the meat slightly with a rolling pin. Discard the plastic wrap. Brush both sides of the chicken with oil, then coat with the spice mixture and place on the prepared rack. Broil until the chicken is no longer pink in the center, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

    nutritional information

    Calories:
    158
    Fiber:
    2 g
    Fat:
    6 g
    Saturated Fat:
    1 g
    Carbohydrates:
    2 g
    Protein:
    23 g
    Sodium:
    639 mg
    Monounsaturated Fat:
    2 g
    Exchanges:
    3 very lean meat, 1 fat
    Cholesterol:
    63 g
    Carbohydrate Servings:
    0
    Potassium:
    189 mg
    Nutrition Bonus:
    Selenium (29% daily value).
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