Grilled cauliflower and chicken dinner

A little chili powder gives the chicken and cauliflower a kick you’re going to love
Grilled chicken breasts and cauliflower on wooden board
4 servings / 27 min 

Prep 15 min / Cook 12 min 

  • 1 head cauliflower, trimmed
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) chili powder, divided
  • 1 lb (500 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) canola oil 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded light old cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  1. Cut cauliflower into small florets spray with cooking spray. Place in a lightly sprayed grilling basket. Toss with 1/2 tsp (2 mL) of the chili powder. 
  2. Slice chicken breasts, lengthwise in half to get thin cutlets. Toss with oil, garlic, thyme and remaining chili powder. 
  3. Place grilling basket on grill over medium-high heat and add chicken on oiled grill alongside. Close lid and grill for about 5 minutes. Stir cauliflower and turn chicken over; cook about 5 minutes until cauliflower is tender crisp and chicken is no longer pink inside.
  4. Remove from heat and toss cauliflower into a bowl with cheese and parsley. Serve with chicken.
Nutritional info per serving (1 of 4) 
  • Calories 230
  • Protein 32 g 
  • Total fat 8 g 
    Saturated fat 3 g 
    Cholesterol 80 mg 
  • Carbohydrates 6 g 
    Fibre 2 g 
    Sugars 2 g 
    Added sugars 0 g 
  • Sodium 210 mg 
  • Potassium 560 mg 

Recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©Heart and Stroke Foundation 2018.

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