Asian Grilled Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 jalapeno peppers seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 6 6 ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts


  • DO-AHEAD-TIP: Marinate chicken for 20 minutes.
  • In a food processor or blender, add jalapenos, garlic, cilantro, fish sauce, olive oil, Sesame oil and sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Blend 1 to 2 minutes, until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, add chicken and marinade and place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Heat an indoor or outdoor grill to medium heat. Over medium heat grill chicken for 7 to 8 minutes per side until the chicken is cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Sautéed zucchini, red bell peppers and squash.
VEGETARIAN: Replace chicken with eggplant.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure fish sauce is gluten free.
NUTRITION: 301 Calories; 7g Fat (21.0% calories from fat); 55g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 138mg Cholesterol; 154mg Sodium. Exchanges: 7 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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