Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken

Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken
Preparation time
75 mins
Cooking time
255 mins
Difficulty
easy
Serves
8 people
Dinner

Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken.

A zesty citrus marinade keeps the chicken moist and tender while grilling.

Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce
  • 2 cut-up whole chickens (3 to 3 1/2 lb each)

Instructions

  1. In large shallow glass dish or 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except chicken. Add chicken; turn to coat with marinade. Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate, turning chicken occasionally, at least 3 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  2. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Place chicken, skin sides up, on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Turn chicken. Cover grill; cook 20 to 40 minutes longer, turning and brushing 2 to 3 times with marinade, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs and legs). Discard any remaining marinade.
https://legenrecipes.com/recipe/grilled-mexican-citrus-chicken/

Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken
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