Grilled Spiced Chicken with Caribbean Citrus-Mango Sauce

Grilled Spiced Chicken with Caribbean Citrus-Mango Sauce A taste of the islands! The spices and sweet-tart sauce are a wonderful combination, and just the way to start the summer grilling season. Great with freshly steamed green beans.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 45 mins

    TOTAL : 20 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • In a medium bowl, mix the ginger, cinnamon, cumin, anise, and cayenne pepper. Rub the chicken with the spice mixture, and place in the bowl. Cover, and refrigerate 20 to 30 minutes.

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  • Combine 2 cups of water and basmati rice in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until tender.

  • In a small saucepan, mix the mango, orange juice, lime juice, and honey. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. In a small cup, mix cornstarch with 1 1/2 tablespoons of water until cornstarch is dissolved. Stir into mango mixture, and simmer one minute, or until sauce has thickened slightly. Stir in dark rum.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat. When grill is hot, brush the grate with oil.

  • Grill chicken 6 to 8 minutes per side, until no longer pink and juices run clear. Serve over the cooked rice, and top with the mango sauce.

Per Serving: 418 calories; protein 28.9g; carbohydrates 62.4g; fat 3.5g; cholesterol 67.2mg; sodium 66.2mg.