Tested till perfect Orange Cumin Chicken

Orange Cumin Chicken

A citrus-based marinade enhances the flavour of grilled chicken. A pasta and sweet pepper salad and green beans are excellent side dishes.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 6


  • 6 6chicken legchicken legs, skinned
  • 2 tsp 2tspgrated orange rind
  • 1 tsp 1tspgrated lime rind
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuporange juice
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplime juice
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspliquid honey
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsptomato paste
  • 2 tsp 2tspground cumin
  • 3 3garlic clovegarlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp 1tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh coriander or parsley
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Place chicken in shallow glass baking dish. Combine orange and lime rinds and juices, honey, tomato paste, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over chicken, turning to coat well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or up to 24 hours. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Sprinkle coriander over chicken; grill on greased grill over medium heat, covered, turning halfway through and basting once, for about 30 minutes or until juices run clear when meat is pierced with a fork.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 255 pro 36g total fat 7g carb 11g
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