Grilled Citrus Chicken Recipe

Grilled Citrus Chicken is a flavorful and juicy dish that combines the tangy flavors of citrus fruits with the smoky char of grilled chicken. The marinade, made with fresh citrus juice, garlic, and herbs, infuses the chicken with a bright and zesty taste. Grilling the chicken adds a delicious smoky flavor and creates a crispy exterior while keeping the meat tender and moist. This dish is perfect for a summer barbecue or a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

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45minstotal
30minsPrep
15minsCook
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30m.Prep
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Ingredients for Grilled Citrus Chicken Recipe

  • 1 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 0.13 cup Fresh Citrus Juice
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Herbs

Directions: Grilled Citrus Chicken Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine the citrus juice, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, and herbs to make the marinade.
  • STEP 2.Place the chicken in a ziplock bag and pour the marinade over it. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for maximum flavor.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and discard the excess marinade.
  • STEP 4.Grill the chicken for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  • STEP 5.Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 6.Serve the grilled citrus chicken with a side of grilled vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra citrus flavor, zest some of the citrus fruits and add it to the marinade.
  • Make sure to preheat the grill properly to ensure even cooking and prevent sticking.
  • Let the chicken rest after grilling to allow the juices to redistribute and keep the meat moist.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover grilled citrus chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, gently warm the chicken in a skillet over medium heat or in the microwave.
  • Serve the grilled citrus chicken as a main dish with your favorite sides, such as roasted potatoes or steamed rice.
Nutrition
value
161
calories per serving
16 g Fat< 1 g Protein4 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    9mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    9mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    24mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    4mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    6mg
  • 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