Butterflied Grilled Chicken With A Chile-Lime Rub Recipe

This butterflied grilled chicken with a chile-lime rub is a flavorful and juicy dish that is perfect for summer barbecues. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of spices, lime juice, and olive oil, which infuses it with a tangy and slightly spicy flavor. The butterflied technique ensures that the chicken cooks evenly and quickly on the grill, resulting in a crispy skin and tender meat. Serve this delicious chicken with a side of grilled vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Butterflied Grilled Chicken With A Chile-Lime Rub Recipe

  • 0.17 Whole Chicken, Butterflied
  • 0.33 tablespoon Chile Powder
  • 0.17 tablespoon Ground Cumin
  • 0.17 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.08 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.33 Juice Limes
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • as needed Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Butterflied Grilled Chicken With A Chile-lime Rub Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by butterflying the chicken by cutting along the backbone and flattening it out.
  • STEP 2.In a small bowl, mix together the chile powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken, making sure to coat it evenly.
  • STEP 4.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates to prevent sticking.
  • STEP 5.Place the chicken on the grill, skin-side down, and cook for about 5-6 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • STEP 6.Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 7.Slice the chicken and serve it with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and garnish with chopped cilantro.
  • STEP 8.Enjoy this butterflied grilled chicken with a chile-lime rub alongside grilled vegetables or a fresh salad.

Cooking Tips

  • To butterfly the chicken, you can use kitchen shears or a sharp knife.
  • Make sure to let the chicken rest after grilling to allow the juices to redistribute and keep the meat moist.
  • For extra flavor, marinate the chicken in the spice mixture for at least 1 hour or overnight in the refrigerator before grilling.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover grilled chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the chicken in a preheated oven at 350°F for about 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the grilled chicken with a side of grilled vegetables, rice, or a fresh salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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69
calories per serving
6 g Fat1 g Protein5 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    37mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    199mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    9mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    20mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    30mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp