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Grilled Chile Lime Chicken

September 5, 2016

GrilledChile-LimeChicken

Ingredients 

    2 teaspoons grated lime peel
    1/4 cup lime juice
    1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    1/2 teaspoon sugar
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 small jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped
    1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 lb)

Directions

  • 1 To make marinade, in shallow glass or plastic dish, or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except chicken.
  • 2 Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick. Add chicken to marinade; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 3 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Cover and grill chicken over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
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