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Grilled Pomegranate Butterflied Chicken Breasts

Grilled Pomegranate Butterflied Chicken Breasts

Time Involved
< 25 min
# of Ingredients
21
Serves
4
Ingredients
package Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Butterflied Chicken Breasts
 
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Marinade:
1 tbsp (15mL) 
Olive oil
1 ½ tsp (7mL) 
Lemon zest
1 ½ tsp (7mL) 
Lemon juice
3 tbsp (45mL) 
Pomegranate juice
2 tsp (10mL) 
Honey
Cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp (10mL) 
Minced fresh ginger
¼ tsp (1mL) 
Salt
 
Fresh ground black pepper
 
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Glaze:
½ cup (125mL) 
Pomegranate juice
1 tsp (5mL) 
Lemon juice
1 tbsp (15mL) 
Honey
1 tsp (5mL) 
Minced fresh ginger.
 
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Garnish - optional
 
When available, fresh pomegranate arils (seeds).


Directions
COMBINE marinade ingredients, place in re-sealable plastic bag, add chicken, seal and massage together. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 1 hour (maximum overnight).

COMBINE glaze ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil until reduced by half. Set aside.

PREHEAT BBQ/grill to medium high heat. Lightly oil cooking racks, remove chicken from marinade, place on grill and cook for approximately 5-7 minutes per side brushing with glaze during cooking. Cook to an internal temperature of 170ºF (77ºC).

TIPS: Use remaining pomegranate juice to make an additional batch of glaze, cool and refrigerate in sealed container for up to 2 weeks. Great for basting pork, sausages, ribs etc.

SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with chilled fresh orange salad and lightly dressed sprigs of watercress. When available, garnish with fresh pomegranate arils (seeds)



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