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Grilled Chicken Thighs with Cherry Barbecue Sauce Creamy Kale and Cabbage Slaw

Recipe selected from the eMeals Low Calorie Family Plan.


Grilled Chicken Thighs with Cherry Barbecue Sauce

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1½ cups pitted cherries, halved (or use frozen)
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 cup spicy barbecue sauce (such as Stubbs)
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Combine oil, garlic, and paprika; rub over chicken. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, covered, 4 to 5 minutes per side or until done.
  2. Meanwhile, bring cherries and water to a boil in a saucepan; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Stir in barbecue sauce; simmer 5 minutes. Spoon sauce over chicken, and sprinkle with onions.

Creamy Kale and Cabbage Slaw

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-oz) pkg tricolor coleslaw
  • 1 (5-oz) pkg baby kale
  • ⅓ cup reduced-fat olive-oil mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Combine slaw and kale in a bowl. Whisk together mayonnaise, honey, vinegar, and salt; pour over slaw mixture, and toss.

Time

Clock
15mPrep
15mCook
30mTotal

Nutritional Information

Main Side Total
Servings 6 6
Calories 317 72 389
Servings 6 6 12
Calories 317 72 389
Fat (g) 16 3 19
Sat. Fat (g) 4 0 4
Protein (g) 28 2 30
Carb (g) 14 12 26
Fiber (g) 1 2 3
0
Sodium (mg) 599 192 791

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