Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is best made with organic chicken....the only chicken I serve to my family. The ones I buy are usually on the small side and cook more quickly than those plump monsters that are bought sealed in plastic. This is my classic kind of recipe - simple and tasty....the chicken is marinated AFTER cooking, rather than before. This is good served with steamed new potatoes, cole slaw and ice cold beer. Source is Chicago Tribune Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix lime juice, olive oil, ginger, sugar and garlic in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Rinse chicken pieces and pat dry; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the chicken directly over a medium-hot fire on a gas or charcoal grill for about five minutes on each side; shift to indirect heat and continue cooking until done but moist, about another 10 minutes per side.
  4. Remove chicken from grill and place into bowl of marinade; let the grilled chicken absorb the fragrant juice for about 5 minutes, then serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

I used chicken leg quarters and key lime juice. The chicken was tender and moist. The marinade provided a light flavor. I think I will try this with split game hens. Excellent!