Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken

7
Kathy Basik

By
@Kittencooking

My nephew CJ and I made this moist and delicious chicken for Dinner and Dominos night. It was a big hit!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Juicy and tender, this grilled chicken has a Mexican flair. The citrus isn't a noticeable flavor but it helps to tenderize the chicken breasts. When it's grilling season, this is an easy recipe anyone can make. We served the chicken with Mexican rice for a delightful and easy meal. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 6
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • MEXICAN CITRUS MARINADE

  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1/4 c
    lime juice
  • 1/4 c
    olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh-chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper sauce

How to Make Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare marinade in a resealable plastic bag.
  2. Tenderize chicken with kitchen mallet and place in marinade bag.
  3. Seal bag and refrigerate, turning chicken occasionally, at least 30 minutes to 3 hrs.
  4. Then throw them on the grill. They will only take 15 to 20 minutes to cook. Ole'!

Printable Recipe Card

About Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken Marinades
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Fat



Show 16 Comments & Reviews

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer


Summer is right around the corner. We know it may not seem like that now but warmer days are ahead. Do you know what reminds us of summer? Anything strawberry banana but, specifically desserts. There’s something magical about that flavor combination that tastes fresh and reminds us of summer. Well, if you are like us […]

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes


Guacamole and chips just taste a little better with a margarita. Sitting on the back patio on a warm day is a tad more relaxing sipping on a frozen margarita. They are traditionally made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. One reason we love margaritas, though, is you can adjust ingredients to suit your […]

How to Use a Can of Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

How to Use a Can of Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup


Admit it, we all have a can of condensed cream of mushroom soup in our kitchen. It’s been a pantry staple since it first appeared on store shelves in 1934. The soup is versatile and an easy way to start tons of recipes. We’re sharing 21 dinner recipes that use a can of condensed cream […]