RECIPE OF THE MONTH                               

January Recipe- Lime-Jalapeno Chicken

Tangy, midly spicy and tender, this chicken is delicious with black beans and salsa.
From EatingWell: June/July 2005
8 servings, about 1.5 ounces each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes (including 1 hour marinating time)   


· 1/4 cup lime juice, (about 2 limes) 

· 2 tablespoons canola oil 

· 1 tablespoon white vinegar 

· 1 teaspoon ground cumin 

· 1/4 teaspoon salt 

· 1 jalapeno, sliced 

· 1-1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat, tenders removed 


Whisk lime juice, oil, vinegar, cumin and salt in a small bowl. Stir in jalapeno. Place chicken in a shallow baking dish and pour the marinade over it, turning to coat both sides. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, turning once, or overnight.
Preheat grill to high heat. Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the chicken until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Let cool slightly; thinly slice crosswise. Serve warm or chilled. 


Per serving :71 Calories; 2 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 31 mg Cholesterol; 1 g Carbohydrates; 11 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 46 mg Sodium; 98 mg Potassium 


PAST RECIPES                                                                                 
APRIL Recipe - Chicken, Mushroom & Wild Rice Casserole 

MAY Recipe - Low-Cal Fettuccine Alfredo

JUNE Recipe - Turkey Burgers

JULY Recipe - Patriotic Trifle Recipe

SEPTEMBER Recipe - Maple Cinnamon Applesauce

OCTOBER Recipe - Bison Meatballs

NOVEMBER Recipe - Savory Sweet Potato & Squash Puree

DECEMBER Recipe - Low-Fat Eggnog

MARCH 2014 Recipe - Healthy Irish Soda Bread

NOVEMBER 2014 Recipe - Holiday Butternut Cranberry Bake
DECEMBER 2014 Recipe - Greek Yogart Onion Dip
JANUARY 2015 Recipe - Lime Jalepeno Chicken