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Weight Watchers Key West Chicken (Favorite Healthy Dinner)

Weight Watchers Key West Chicken Recipe


Chicken is a great option for dinner when you are on the Weight Watchers Program. If you are looking for some new WW Friendly chicken recipes, this one is our most popular choice. This meal is full of flavor!

It’s super easy and only calls for 6 ingredients. To make this recipe, you’ll need boneless, skinless, chicken breast with a marinade made of soy sauce, honey, vegetable oil, lime juice, and garlic.

Chicken is like the MVP of meats. It’s everywhere and it’s easy to cook. According to Healthline.com, chicken is loaded with nutrients like protein, niacin, selenium, and phosphorus.

This grilled chicken is slightly sweet, slightly tangy, and totally delicious!

You will make it on your grill, so you can keep your kitchen clean. Just marinate from 30 minutes to overnight for a quick prep time, and pop it on the grill.

Weight Watchers Key West Chicken on a white plate with vegetables.

Weight Watchers Points


3 Points (2022/2023 Plan)

MyWW Points: 2 Blue Plan and 4 Green Plan

2 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Smart Points.


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Reviews

Jessie Middaugh
5 starsWow is this chicken good! I love a good quick and easy dinner, and this one is just that! I started the recipe the night before and marinated it over night just so it would be less time the next day. It worked out perfectly with our busy schedule. I highly recommend this recipe!

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Helpful Tips and Tricks

Ingredient Preparation

Marinade: The secret to a mouthwatering chicken starts with the marinade. Make sure your lime juice is fresh for that zesty punch. If you have time, letting the chicken marinate longer than 30 minutes—say, overnight—can deepen the flavors even more.

Garlic Pro Tip: For an even more robust garlic flavor, consider using a garlic press or mincing your garlic as finely as possible. This ensures the garlic infuses the marinade thoroughly.

Cooking Techniques and Adjustments

Grill Mastery: Preheating your grill is key. A hot grill sears the chicken quickly, locking in juices and creating those beautiful grill marks that add flavor and visual appeal. If you’re using a charcoal grill, make sure your coals are white-hot for even cooking.

Avoiding Dry Chicken: Nobody likes dry chicken. To keep it juicy, avoid overcooking by using a meat thermometer. Chicken is safe to eat when the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). Remember, the chicken will continue to cook a bit after you remove it from the grill, thanks to carryover cooking.

Serving Suggestions

Rest Before Serving: Let your chicken rest for a few minutes after grilling. This allows the juices to redistribute throughout the meat, ensuring each bite is as delicious as the last.

Pairing Perfection: This dish is wonderfully versatile. Pair it with a light quinoa salad, a fresh cucumber salad, or grilled vegetables to keep things on the healthier side while adding a variety of textures and flavors to your meal.

Storage Tips

Storing Leftovers: If you have leftovers, they can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. The flavors will continue to meld, making the chicken even more delicious the next day.

Reheating Like a Pro: To reheat, gently warm the chicken in a covered skillet over medium heat with a splash of water to add moisture back into the meat. Alternatively, you can wrap the chicken in foil and warm it in an oven preheated to 350°F (175°C) until heated through.

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Weight Watchers Key West Chicken on a white plate with vegetables.

Weight Watchers Key West Chicken

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Weight Watchers Key West Chicken – A delicious and easy grilled dinner! Soy sauce, honey, lime juice, and garlic.
4.92 from 399 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Using a shallow bowl or container, add vegetable oil, honey, soy sauce, garlic, and lime juice. Stir to mix well.
  • Place the chicken in the marinade. Coat well. Cover with plastic wrap, place in refrigerator for at minimum 30 minutes.
  • Heat outdoor grill at high heat.
  • Prepare grill by lightly oiling grill grate to prevent sticking.
  • Remove chicken from the refrigerator and discard the marinade.
  • Grill the chicken approx 6-8 mins. per side or until chicken is fully cooked and the juices run clear.
  • Serve

Notes

3 Points (2022/2023 Plan)
MyWW Points:  2 Blue Plan and 4 Green Points
2 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.
Storing Leftovers: If you have leftovers, they can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. The flavors will continue to meld, making the chicken even more delicious the next day.
Reheating Like a Pro: To reheat, gently warm the chicken in a covered skillet over medium heat with a splash of water to add moisture back into the meat. Alternatively, you can wrap the chicken in foil and warm it in an oven preheated to 350°F (175°C) until heated through.

Nutrition

Calories: 184.1kcalCarbohydrates: 5.6gProtein: 25.3gFat: 6.2gSaturated Fat: 1.3gCholesterol: 67.2mgSodium: 735.3mgPotassium: 235.3mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 4.5gCalcium: 15.9mgIron: 1.1mg
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One Comment

  1. Jessie Middaugh

    5 stars
    Wow is this chicken good! I love a good quick and easy dinner, and this one is just that! I started the recipe the night before and marinated it over night just so it would be less time the next day. It worked out perfectly with our busy schedule. I highly recommend this recipe!

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