Grilled Chipotle Lime Chicken Breasts - or Thighs

READY IN: 27mins




  • Preheat grill to moderate heat for gas or medium indirect heat for charcoal and AWAY from fire, lightly oil or spray COOL cooking rack for easy cleaning.
  • Mix minced pepper, adobo, lime juice,garlic, oil and pour half into resealable bag. DO NOT add the honey. That comes later. Reserve the rest for basting.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper- sometimes we use season salt or lemon pepper for a twist.
  • Add chicken to bag and allow to marinate for 15 minutes. No need to refrigerate for this short time.
  • Remove chicken from marinade and place on preheated grill. Discard USED marinade.
  • Grill chicken about 4-5 minutes then flip over and cook another 4-5 minutes.
  • Now add the honey to RESERVED marinade and baste chicken. Immediately flip chicken and baste the unbasted side. Grill until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from grill and pour any remaining RESERVED sauce on top.
  • Note: This can be done on an indoor grill as well. Make sure you spray or oil it before heating grill.
  • OAMC: If freezing ahead: Put ingredients in a ziploc bag and place in freezer, flattened. To cook from frozen: Thaw in refrigerator. Cook as directed above.