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Herb and Orange Grilled Chicken Recipe

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When choosing a weight loss plan, it is important to make sure the program is healthy, nutritious and balanced. At Ideal You at North Oaks, we offer a medically-developed program supervised by a registered dietitian to ensure that you get all the nutrients you need.

“We work with you to help you develop smarter eating habits and a healthier lifestyle,” affirms Tracy Miller, Registered Dietitian with Ideal You at North Oaks. “We want to help you achieve your weight loss goal and maintain it.”

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, Ideal You at North Oaks shares the following healthy and nutritious recipe from the Ideal Protein™ cookbook. This is just one example of the many food choices available on the Ideal Protein™ weight loss plan.

Herb and Orange Grilled Chicken

1 ½ pounds chicken breast

8 fennel bulbs

3 cloves garlic minced

2 teaspoons orange peel grated

1 teaspoon thyme chopped fine

1 teaspoon rosemary chopped fine

½ cup Walden Farms Orange Spread chopped

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoon olive oil

3 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon sea salt

½ teaspoons pepper


In a small bowl, mix garlic, grated orange peel, salt, thyme, rosemary, and pepper. Make an incision in each chicken breast. Spoon ¼ of herb mixture in each breast.

Combine orange spread, Worcestershire sauce and vinegar. Place chicken on hot and oiled grill, approximately 8 “ from heat. Cook, turning and basting with orange mixture every 5 minutes, for approximately 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked.

Quarter fennel bulbs. Blanch in salted, boiling water. Grill while basting.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: Calories 359, Fat 20 grams, Carbs 16 grams, Protein 31 grams