Cuban Citrus Chicken Recipe

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Cuban Citrus Chicken

Barbara Denby


This is a great dish to cook for a family occasion. Just enough spice and heat. My family loves this dish. I took it to a friend's home for a pot luck and it was gone in a few minutes. I guess that next time I'll make a double batch!

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
35 Min


1 c
orange juice
1/4 c
lemon juice
1/4 c
olive oil
1 can(s)
chopped green chilies( 4ozs.)
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
bone in skin on chicken breast halves
salt and pepper to taste


1Combine orange juice, lemon juice, olive oil, green chilies, garlic, oregano, cumin, red pepper and salt to taste in a resealable plastic bag.
2Add chicken; seal bag. Refrigerate for 2-8 hours, turning occasionally.
3Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium direct heat (300-350 degrees)
4Remove chicken from marinade. Place chicken bone side up on grill rack. Grill for 25 - 35 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink turning once.

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