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    Spicy Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Breasts

    Spicy Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Breasts. Photo by GaylaJ

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    1 hr 15 mins

    1 hr

    15 mins

    GaylaJ's Note:

    This marinade is adapted from a recipe found in Chile Pepper magazine. Although I found it delicious, I did not find it "spicy", so if you are not a fan of spicy food, don't let the name scare you away. Next time I make it, I will probably add some crushed red pepper to the marinade. Prep time includes 1 hour to marinate, but you will probably want to marinate the breasts longer than that.

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    1. 1
      Combine all marinade ingredients in a large, resealable plastic bag and add chicken; tightly seal the bag and refrigerate for 1 to 8 hours, turning occasionally.
    2. 2
      Grill over high heat, 4-6 minutes per side (depending on size/thickness of breasts).
    3. 3
      To freeze:.
    4. 4
      Place chicken and marinade in a freezer bag; seal, label and freeze.
    5. 5
      Thaw in fridge overnight and proceed with cooking directions.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 02, 2007


      I actually used this marinade on boneless pork chops rather than chicken and it is great on that as well. I placed the meat and marinade in a zip top bag that I froze. I thawed overnight in the fridge before grilling the chops. They have a great flavor that doesn't turn out too spicy for the kids.

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    • on April 25, 2007


      These were just so good! I marinated these for 8 hours. The marinade was perfectly spiced and left the chicken so moist and flavorful. I didn't add anything additional (ok, I put in more garlic!) and loved the recipe just the way it is.

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    • on September 11, 2006


      I made these flavorful breasts to go with your Greek orzo salad for our Labor Day picnic and they were well recieved by all. They had a nice spicy bite to them (I added a bit of crushed red pepper as you recommended) but not over-powering. The spice blend was a pleasant mix of flavors also. I actually marinated them overnight which I think helped to make them even more delicious. We really enjoy your recipes so please keep them coming! ugogirl

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Breasts

    Serving Size: 1 (189 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 434.6
    Calories from Fat 263
    Total Fat 29.2 g
    Saturated Fat 4.2 g
    Cholesterol 68.4 mg
    Sodium 573.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 13.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    Sugars 1.2 g
    Protein 29.4 g

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