Honey-Lime Chicken

This chicken tastes great with a romaine salad and a side of corn, or sliced and turned into tacos with rice and beans.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)
Total:
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Recipe Time

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 239
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 39.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.4g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 99mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 232mg
  • Calcium: 24mg

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

Preparation

  1. 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. 2. Preheat grill to high heat.
  3. 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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