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I came up with this cilantro-lime marinated grilled chicken when I was craving Mexican food one night. Try using the marinade on pork tenderloin or beef flank steak. Amazing! Use one recipe of marinade per pound of meat.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
additional:
4 hrs 5 mins
total:
4 hrs 30 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine chiles, canola oil, cilantro, lime zest and juice, garlic, jalapeno, honey, salt, and pepper in a 1-gallon freezer bag and seal completely. Gently massage the bag to combine ingredients well. Add chicken and turn to completely coat with marinade. Place in the refrigerator and allow to marinate for at least 4 hours for best flavor, turning bag occasionally.

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • Remove chicken from the marinade and shake off excess. Discard the remaining marinade.

  • Grill chicken, covered, on the preheated grill until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear, 4 to 6 minutes per side.

  • Remove chicken from the grill and let rest under aluminum foil to redistribute juices back into the meat, 4 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

409 calories; protein 24.3g; carbohydrates 10.2g; fat 30.9g; cholesterol 64.6mg; sodium 867.3mg. Full Nutrition
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