Grapefruit Glazed Chicken

Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 grapefruit juiced
  • 3 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 6-oz.
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or use coconut oil


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate chicken overnight or for at least 4 hours (see recipe).
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients except chicken and ghee (or coconut oil).
  • Place chicken in a large zipper-topped plastic bag and pour grapefruit mixture over the top; seal bag and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours. At time of cooking, melt the ghee (or coconut oil) in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Remove chicken from marinade (reserving marinade) and place in skillet. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until juices run clear; remove from skillet and keep warm. Add reserved marinade to the skillet.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low; whisk mixture for a couple minutes then allow it to simmer for about 5 minutes before serving over the chicken.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked acorn squash and steamed green beans.
NUTRITION: per serving: 310 Calories; 9g Fat; 40g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 116mg Cholesterol; 614mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 8
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