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Chipotle Lime Chicken


4 people


25 minutes


Chipotle Lime Chicken - ridiculously delicious and juicy grilled chicken recipe with chipotle chili, lime juice, garlic and cilantro!


– 2 - 2.5 lbs. skin on chicken thighs, deboned Marinade: – 1/2 cup fresh lime juice – 1 teaspoon fresh lime zest – 1/4 cup olive oil – 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves roughly chopped – 1 jalapeño chopped finely – 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder or more to taste – 5 garlic cloves minced – 1 1/2 tablespoons honey – 2 teaspoons salt or to taste – Lime wedges for serving

Step 1

Leave the skin on the chicken thighs but remove the bones by cutting two slits along the sides of the bone. Rinse the chicken with cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

Step 2

In a big bowl, whisk all the Marinade ingredients until well combined. Save some of the Marinade for basting. Add chicken to the Marinade, make sure to stir and coat the chicken evenly. Marinate for at least 2 hours.

Step 3

Fire up the grill, brush a little bit of the Marinade plus the garlic, cilantro and jalapeno on top of the chicken and grill them until they turn golden brown and charred on both sides. Serve immediately with some fresh lime wedges.

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