Grilled Honey-Lime Chicken Recipe
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Grilled Honey-Lime Chicken Recipe

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Make-ahead marinade is your best friend when feeding a crowd. This one for grilled chicken is good to know and very easy to memorize. —Marybeth Wright, Maitland, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup oil and vinegar salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 286 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 476 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Pour 1 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. 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 4-5 minutes on each side, or until a meat thermometer reads 170°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Honey-Lime Chicken in Simple & Delicious August/September 2011, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 286 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 476 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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 Sep. 16, 2013

"This chicken turned out awesome! In order to save on calories & fat, instead of just plain oil & vinegar dressing, we used fat-free Italian dressing & it worked perfectly. Definitely worth making again & again!~ Theresa"

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Reviewed Jul. 2, 2012

"Added more lime. Great flavor and very tender."

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2011

"Made this for dinner the other night and my husband and I both loved it."

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