Summer grilling: chicken breast, corn and asparagus

I’ve been blogging this week about easy summer grilling meals that also are low in salt, fat and sugar. Today’s pick is chicken breast topped with a low-salt, low-sugar barbecue sauce like the LocalFolks variety I buy.

Chicken breast is easy to overcook, especially if you worry about killing any harmful germs or bacteria it might carry. But overcooked chicken can be dry and rubbery. I finally found a guide that says cook a breast three minutes per side and use a meat thermometer to be sure it’s properly done inside.

I did that for this meal, adding the barbecue sauce at the last minute so that it didn’t get burnt on the grill.

Add some corn, which we first cook for 8 minute sin a microwave to soften it up, and some asparagus, and you;re set for another easy, tasty summer meal.

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