Dieting can still taste good with dishes like this simply prepared chicken with a honey, orange and clove glaze.
4 chicken breasts, boned and skinned
1 tsp powdered coriander
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp ground cloves
6 tbsp honey
180ml/6fl oz freshly squeezed orange juice
4 tbsp freshly grated orange rind
Pepper, to taste
1. Combine the thyme, coriander and cloves together in a small dish.
2. Rinse the chicken and pat dry and season. Place the chicken in a baking dish and pour over the orange juice. Pour half the honey over the chicken and sprinkle half of the herb mix onto the meat. Bake in a preheated oven at 190C/375F/gas mark 5 for around 20 minutes.
3. Turn the chicken and pour remaining honey over and the remaining herb mix and continue baking for a further 20 minutes.
4. Once the chicken is cooked through, arrange on a plate and season. Pour over the sauce from the baking dish and sprinkle with the orange rind. Serve with asparagus and potatoes.
Nutritional information per serving:
Carbohydrate: 23.4 g
Total Fat: 1.772 g
Saturated Fat: .444 g
Cholesterol: 68.4 mg
Sodium: 79.7 mg