Cilantro Lime Chicken

by Mindy on May 24, 2012

It’s grilling time!  Of course we grill all winter in parkas, but there is just something about lifting the chicken off the grill and then staying outside that is nothing short of blissful.  Oh, and this grilled chicken is perfect for grilling out.  Healthy, pretty, and exploding with summer flavors!  The lime is refreshing.  The honey adds just enough sweetness.  The jalapeno kicks up the flavor, but isn’t really spicy  (my 18 month old gobbled it down).  And the cilantro provides a zesty finish to seal the deal.

Cilantro Lime Chicken
Submitted by Mindy ~ The Sisters Cafe

3 Tablespoons soy sauce
2 Tablespoons honey
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
Juice of 1 lime (~3 Tablespoons)
2 medium cloves of garlic minced (~1 teaspoon)
1  jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
cilantro, chopped
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (~2lbs)

Combine soy sauce, honey, vegetable oil, lime juice, garlic and jalapeno in a small bowl.  Whisk to combine.  Marinade chicken 4 hours or longer.  Grill.  Top with chopped cilantro and serve.

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Melissa May 24, 2012 at 9:12 am

Wow! So many amazing recipes to choose from! This is another one I’m going to have to try. So many amazingly great recipes and not enough time to cook and try them all. Hope you’re doing well.

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2 Mindy May 24, 2012 at 10:34 am

I’m doing great. Enjoying Amy as a neighbor. :) You have an exciting weekend with Mike coming home! And a new niece to boot. Hope that little Sophia gets to come home soon. Hope your cute family is doing well, too!

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3 Mindy May 24, 2012 at 10:34 am

PS and I hope you do try this chicken. It really is good. :)

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4 Sue. May 24, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Oh, you are now on Pinterest…so glad!

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5 Britt May 24, 2012 at 8:56 pm

Wow looks fantastic!! That picture has my mouth watering! :)

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