Grilled Caribbean Lime Chicken Recipe
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Grilled Caribbean Lime Chicken Recipe

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With its amazing tropical salsa, this entree is a showstopper. Add leftover salsa to quesadillas, pork tenderloin or serve it with tortilla chips. Mary Shivers - Ada, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • SALSA:
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 2/3 cup cubed avocado
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 260 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 5 lean meat 1 fat


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the lime juice, oil, garlic and Greek seasoning; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. In a small bowl, combine salsa ingredients. Chill until serving.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Serve with salsa. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Caribbean Lime Chicken in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p32

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed May. 29, 2016

"This was excellent, easy and would be great for a summer cookout with friends and family. I served it with Zataran's Yellow Rice. I doubled the salsa and served it next day with tortilla chips."

Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"This chicken is amazing!!!!!! It has such a great flavor and my family LOVED it!"

Reviewed Jun. 21, 2010

"My daughter & I made this recipe for our Father's Day dinner. Everyone liked it, even the kids! It is easy to make too!"

Reviewed Jun. 3, 2010

"I really liked the marinade for the chicken. The salsa was good, but nobody at our house is a fan of avocado, so I would probably omit that next time."

Reviewed Jun. 1, 2010

"This is a great "company" recipe--and good for every day use, too. Great salsa!"

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