Citrus Marinated Chicken

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"This is a great dish for a summer meat. The marinade gives the chicken an appetizing flavor and helps keeps it succulent and moist during cooking. Time does not include marinating time."

Original is 5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (386.9 g)
  • Calories 515.6
  • Total Fat - 15.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 192.8 mg
  • Sodium - 207.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 17.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.1 g
  • Sugars - 7.2 g
  • Protein - 72.4 g
  • Calcium - 89.8 mg
  • Iron - 4.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 47.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Place the chicken in a nonmetallic dish.

Step 2

Mix the remaining ingredients together in a bowl and season to taste.

Step 3

Pour over the chicken and turn to coat well, then cover and let marinate at room temperature for at least 1 hour.

Step 4

If possible, let marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours.

Step 5

Preheat the broiler to medium.

Step 6

Remove the chicken from the marinade and pat dry with paper towels.

Step 7

Place the chicken on a broiler rack and cook under the hot broiler for 20-25 minutes, turning once, until the chicken is tender and the juices run clear when a skewer is inserted into the thickest part of the meat.

Step 8

Brush with the marinade occasionally, but not for the last few minutes of the cooking time.

Step 9

Garnish with cilantro springs.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


We used boneless, skinless chicken breast and DH grilled the chicken. I marinated for about 5 hours in the refrigerator using the pineapple juice and parsley instead of cilantro. For us I would use less lime juice and garlic but we did have very flavorful and moist chicken. Made and reviewed for the First Time Tag recipe game.


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(15 Jul 2016)

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