A Great Low Sodium Tasty Meal!
This low sodium chicken breast recipe is great for those who are on a low sodium diet. Great tasting. These low sodium chicken breasts is a great part of a healthy diet.
You can serve these breasts in a variety of ways. This recipe calls for you using the George Foreman Grill. Most recipes for chicken breasts calls for generous amounts of added salt. This recipe does not.
The meat itself already has some amount of salt in it.
The recipe is provided by foremangrillrecipes.com with some minor adjustments. Even without any added salt, you should experience some great tasting flavors.
Shopping for Chicken Breasts
When you go to the local grocery store or supermarket, look for low sodium boneless chicken breasts in the fresh meat counter or in the freezer sections of the store.
Be sure to check the nutrition label or packaging for the amount of sodium that is in the meat or if it’s packed in some juices.
Chicken by itself has some sodium in it but in small amounts and should be indicated on the package.
Usually, if there are juices in the package you can expect some added salt. Look for low sodium on the package and compare the chicken breasts with other brands. Buy the brand of chicken that has the fewest grams of sodium on the label. Some brands may not have any added salt.
If you cannot see any label for the amount of sodium, then look for another brand of chicken breast that does label the amount of salt is contains.
If you are preparing the chicken for today’s meal, try to find fresh chicken breasts as they will not have to be thawed before cooking.
Marinating the Chicken Breasts
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded to ½” to ¾” in thickness
- 2 tablespoons of white wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- ½ teaspoon of fresh ground pepper
- ½ teaspoon of parsley flakes
- Juice of ½ lemon
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Total Time: 40 Min. Prep Time: 35 Min. Cook Time: 5 Min. Serves 2 people
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- Pound the chicken breasts using a meat mallet as this step tenderizes the meat.
- After pounding is finished, place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish then add the remaining ingredients and coat meat well.
- Let meat sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes as this allows the meat to marinate nicely.
- If you can let it marinate overnight the better.
- Remove the chicken from the refrigerator when you are ready to grill.
- Remove the chicken from the refrigerator.
- Preheat the George Foreman Grill with the lid closed on the high setting if your model has this feature.
- Place the drip tray in front of the grill.
- When the grill is ready, place the chicken breasts on the grill and close the lid.
- Let the chicken grill for 5 minutes and check for doneness. You are looking for an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Use a meat thermometer to check the temperature. Continue grilling until the meat reaches the correct temperature.
- When the chicken breasts are done, remove them from the grill. Be careful as the grill plates and food will be hot.
- Place the grilled food on serving plates and let rest for 5 minutes.
- Turn off the grill by pulling the plug, or by pressing the on/off button if your model has this feature.
- Serve rested chicken with your favorite side dishes and enjoy.
If you should have family members that must be on a low sodium diet this meal is for them. When served with their favorite side dishes it becomes a great tasting and healthy meal for all to enjoy.
It all begins by finding the low sodium boneless skinless chicken breasts at the local store or supermarket.
Be sure to check the labels to determine which brand of chicken contains the lowest amount of sodium.
The George Foreman Grill will take care of the rest by cooking the chicken to perfection.
Enjoy your next chicken breast dinner!
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