Mexican Grilled Chicken
Mexican Grilled Chicken. Juicy, tender grilled chicken that has been marinaded in a flavorful blend of fruit juices and chili powders. Quick and easy to put together this is sure to be a hit with your next BBQ!
- 2 lbs chicken
- ¼ cup lime juice approx 2 limes
- 6 fl oz pineapple juice
- ¼ cup cilantro diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp oil avocado, extra virgin olive oil, vegetable oil,
- 1 tbsp chili powder
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 tsp salt
In a medium size mixing bowl combine the ingredients for the marinade. Whisk together.
Add the chicken and submerge in the marinade. Cover and place in refrigerator to marinate 2-4 hours (over marinating can cause mushy chicken).
Preheat grill to 425℉.
Remove chicken from the marinade and pat dry.
Place the chicken over direct heat on the grill and cook for 3 minutes then flip the chicken. Cook an additional 3 minutes.
Move the chicken to more indirect heat on the grill, cover and cook for an additional 5-7 minutes until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 160°F in the thickest part.
Allow the chicken to rest (the internal temperature will continue to rise to 165°F). After resting the chicken can be sliced and served.
Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 542IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg