Spice things up in the kitchen with this mouthwatering recipe for tender Mojito Chicken!

Mojito Chicken

Ingredients

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts or chicken substitute
2 tablespoons wheat flour
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1 large clove garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup white rum
3 tablespoons honey
Garnish: fresh lime slices and red chili peppers

Preparation

Pound chicken between two pieces of plastic wrap to even thickness; if necessary. In large zippered plastic bag, combine flour, ground ginger, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add chicken, one piece at a time, seal bag and shake to coat with flour-spice mixture. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and brown on all sides until just cooked through, ABOUT 8 TO 10 MINUTES. Transfer chicken to serving plate; keep warm. Add fresh ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes to skillet; cook, stirring, about 30 seconds. Stir in lime juice, rum and honey; BOIL 2 MINUTES or until slightly reduced. Spoon mojito sauce over chicken. Garnish if serving immediately.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Dr. Kathleen Hartford, author of Fit, Fun, & Fabulous.*

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