Honey-Lime Chicken

Honey-Lime Chicken Recipe
Oxmoor House
This chicken tastes great with a romaine salad and a side of corn, or sliced and turned into tacos with rice and beans.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)
Total time: 23 Hours, 45 Minutes

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Hands-On: 15 Minutes
Total: 23 Hours, 45 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.


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Amanda Haas,

Cooking Light Real Family Food,

Oxmoor House

September 2012
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