Grilled Mexican Chicken

Grilled Mexican Chicken Recipe

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Stephanie L.


This is great broiled chicken,you can also grill it outside,preferably on a charcoal grill.We usually serve is with warm tortillas,Mexican rice,and pinto beans and's one of my son's favorite meals.
You can use any cut of chicken you like,these are my family' s favorite pieces.


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    1/2 c oil
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    1/2 c freshly squeezed orange juice
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    2 lemons,juiced
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    2 limes,juiced
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    3 garlic cloves
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    2 onions,peeled and quartered
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    1 t. salt
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    1 t. black pepper
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    8 chicken legs
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    8 chicken thighs

How to Make Grilled Mexican Chicken


  1. In a bowl, combine oil, orange juice, lemons, limes, salt, pepper, and garlic cloves, saving juiced fruit. Whisk together. Place chicken, juiced pieces of fruit, and quartered onions in large plastic bags or bowl. Pour marinade over the top, tossing to combine. Cover with plastic wrap (if using bowl) and marinate for at least two hours.Overnight is best. Toss a few times during the marinating process.
    Preheat broiler to high. Arrange oven rack toward bottom of oven.
    Lay chicken on a broiler pan, or other baking dish with a drip tray. Broil for 25 minutes,turning once and grilling other side. Remove pan from oven when done.

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About Grilled Mexican Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican

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