Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This easy marinade adds some zing to your chicken!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Joint the chicken legs and slash the skin of each piece of chicken a couple times, so the marinade can be easily absorbed.
  2. Mix the juice of one lime together with the vinegar and olive oil.
  3. Smear this over the chicken and leave for up to 30 minutes, turning a couple times.
  4. Place the chicken in a lightly oiled dish and pour over the marinade.
  5. Bake at 400F or 200C for 30-40 minutes, basting occasionally.
  6. Turn once, halfway through.
  7. During the last 10 minutes of cooking, halve the two remaining limes and arrange them around the chicken.


Most Helpful

DH and I thought this was just OK. We thought it was a little bland.

Scrivener1 February 05, 2010

I used 6 HUGE skin on chicken thighs but the full Tbs of vinegar and 2 Tbs of olive oil. I marinated them for the full 30 minutes. I baked them skin side up for 30 minutes without turning... didn't even see that until now! After 15 minutes, I did baste them however. At the end of 30 minutes, I drained off the fat and juices in the dish and broiled them for about 7 minutes to really crisp up the skin. YUM!!! In step 7, I did not have enough limes to halve and roast... so I left them out. Was this purely for presentation or to squeeze over the chicken for a little more lime taste? I think an extra squeeze of juice at the end would go well with the balsamic... The thighs were very tender and juicy... My BF and I really loved them. I served it with Recipe #80120 for a delicious and easy meal. Thanks for a keeper!

atlfitgirl October 02, 2007

i used turkey thighs and covered with foil. this was delicious! very tender and flavorful.

hempress October 12, 2005

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