Chili lime chicken – moist and delicious chicken marinated with chili and lime and grill to perfection. Easy recipe that takes 30 mins.
Serves 4 | Prep Time: 15 Mins | Marinate: 2 hrs | Cook Time: 10 Mins
Adapted from: Katie Rosen Kitchens
2 – 2.5 lbs skin on chicken thighs
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
3 teaspoons fresh lime zest
1/4 cup olive oil
4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped finely
2 jalapeño, chopped finely
4 garlic cloves, chopped finely
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon chili powder or to taste
1. Rinse the chicken thighs, remove the bones, leave the skin on, and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
2. Get a big bowl, mixing all the ingredients of the Marinade together using a whisk. Make sure the Marinade is well combined together.
3. Add chicken to the Marinade, make sure to stir and coat the chicken evenly. Marinate for 2 hours.
4. Fire up the grill, brush a little bit of oil on the surface. Add a little bit of the garlic, cilantro, and jalapeno from the Marinade on top of the chicken and grill them until they turn golden brown and charred on both sides. Serve immediately.