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Honey-Lime Chicken

Oxmoor House
Hands-On time 15 mins
Total time 23 hrs, 45 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)
This chicken tastes great with a romaine salad and a side of corn, or sliced and turned into tacos with rice and beans.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons honey, divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 239
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 39.5 g
  • carbohydrate 9.4 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 232 mg
  • calcium 24 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2 tablespoons honey and next 7 ingredients (through garlic) in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator overnight, turning occasionally.

  2. Preheat grill to high heat.

  3. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon honey and lime rind. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 5 minutes on each side, basting with reserved honey mixture during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

Cook's Notes

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