• Key West Grilled Chicken

    This time of year fresh limes are fairly easy to get inexpensively and this particular recipe combines the flavors of fresh lime, zesty soy sauce, garlic and just the right amount of honey to make a fabulous marinade.

    You'll Need:
    * 3 tablespoons soy sauce
    * 2 Tbs. honey
    * 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    * Juice of 1 Lime
    * 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    * 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

    In a small bowl combine soy sauce, honey, vegetable oil, lime juice, and garlic.

    If you want to have grilled breasts, Place chicken breast halves into the mixture, and turn to coat. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 30 minutes. If you prefer kebabs, as are pictured, cut the chicken into large chunks, skewer onto bamboo sticks that have been soaked in water for 5 minutes, and marinate for at least 30 minutes.

    For a slightly zestier version, add a teaspoon of Freshly Chopped cilantro to the marinade.

    Grill on medium high heat for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, until juices run clear. Serve with fresh salad, steamed veggies, baked potato or any of your favorite sides. For variation, try marinating shrimp, (which will take 2-4 minutes to grill in all!)
    Comments 20 Comments
    1. cjkerrtx's Avatar
      cjkerrtx -
      looks awesome!! Going to try this tonight!
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      What are the red flecks??
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      Unregistered -
      if i were to cook these in the oven or broiler on skewers how long should I cook them? I'm trying to learn to cook chicken better, i tend to dry it out and burn it on a grill and I don't even have a grill right now, just a gas stove.
    1. suzeannem's Avatar
      suzeannem -
      This was SO good!!!
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Ok, i might be crazy, but I'm trying this marinate with chicken in the crockpot. I hope it isn't too much!
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      Unregistered -
      Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
      Ok, i might be crazy, but I'm trying this marinate with chicken in the crockpot. I hope it isn't too much!
      How was it in the crockpot???
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
      What are the red flecks??
      looks like Thai chili peppers.
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      We added sriracha to the marinade and it was very good with a little bit of spice! Very delicious!
    1. Little's Avatar
      Little -
      This was excellent! I am anxious to try it with pork and shrimp. Thanks for sharing!
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      This was wonderful! It's going to be a regular at my house.
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Making this tonight!
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
      if i were to cook these in the oven or broiler on skewers how long should I cook them? I'm trying to learn to cook chicken better, i tend to dry it out and burn it on a grill and I don't even have a grill right now, just a gas stove.

      You are cooking your chicken way to long. Chicken does not take that long to cook, so take it off the grill or out of the oven as soon as it's finished cooking. Keep in mind you don't want it to be pink... You will find a big difference in tenderness. Good-Luck!
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Delicious! Will def be making this again! Thanks for the recipe!
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      Unregistered -
      making to tonite and adding sweet thai chili sauce along with the honey. that's what the red flacks look like
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      1) red flecks are probably a bit of red pepper (guessing)
      2) on the person trying to learn to cook chicken better - let it come to room temp before putting into the broiler/ pan / grill. Putting ice cold meat onto a hot grill tends to make to tough when you cook it.
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Made this tonight! It was DELICIOUS and soooo tender. Hubby was impressed. Will definitely make again!!
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      How long did you marinate the chicken?
    1. BrenChryst's Avatar
      BrenChryst -
      I made this last night for my family and we all LOVED IT! Hope you don't mind, I blogged about it (with a link back to your site) - what a GREAT light, flavorful dinner! Can't wait to make it again when we entertain!

      here is the blog link: http://crustcraftscurriculum.blogspo...and-salad.html
      Thanks again!
    1. raul bloodworth's Avatar
      raul bloodworth -
      I'm about to try adding sriracha per the suggestion above, and will use thighs instead of breast....fingers crossed!
    1. MichelleWahl's Avatar
      MichelleWahl -
      I found this recipe a few months back, and it is hands down my FAVORITE meal ever. It's so easy and delicious. I add bell peppers and onions to the skewers, and serve it with white rice and balsamic roasted brussel sprouts. It's just the best!

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