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Delightful Grilled Chicken

a low-carb dish - 29 g carbs total
4 servings at 7.3 g carbs per serving

4chicken breast halves, with skin on and bone in
to tastefreshly ground black pepper
4 Tfreshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
1/4 Cfinely diced low sodium bacon
1/2 Cfinely chopped onion
onegreen Bell pepper, sliced into short strips
1/2 Cfinely chopped celery
one 14 oz can  No Salt Added tomatoes, with juice
one Chomemade chicken broth
one TWorcestershire sauce
1/2 tdried thyme, crushed
 

Season chicken with the black pepper.

Marinate chicken in the lime or lemon juice for 10 to 20 minutes while heating the charcoal grill. Just dump chicken and juice into a gallon-sized Ziploc freezer baggie and squeeze out the air when sealing the baggie. Leave on counter - at room temperature.

Prepare and heat the charcoal grill.

Grill chicken until just cooked through. Keep the skin on as you grill the chicken to keep it moist.

While the chicken is cooking on the grill, make the sauce.

In a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, fry bacon until done but not crisp.

Reduce heat to low. Add onion, green pepper, and celery. Cook - covered - over low heat for 10 minutes or until tender.

Add tomatoes with juice, chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce, and thyme. Simmer - uncovered - for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve sauce over chicken.

 
Sodium content in milligrams
 
2 whole chicken breasts 276
4 T freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice 4
1/4 C finely diced low sodium bacon 170
1/2 C finely chopped onion 2
one green Bell pepper 1
1/2 C finely chopped celery 52
one 14 oz can   No Salt Added tomatoes 88
one C homemade chicken broth 60
one T Worcestershire sauce (Lea & Perrins)   100
1/2 t dried thyme 1
 
Recipe total = 754 mg
 

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