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Key Lime Chicken Thighs

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

I've been cooking since I was a girl, and I like trying new recipes. Key lime juice is a refreshing change of pace from the lemon juice used in many baked chicken dishes. —Idella Koen, Metolius, Oregon
Key Lime Chicken Thighs Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Key lime juice or lime juice
  • 12 to 16 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Dot with butter; sprinkle with lime juice and pepper sauce. Combine remaining ingredients; sprinkle evenly over chicken.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° until a thermometer reads 170°-175°, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 460 calories, 27g fat (11g saturated fat), 196mg cholesterol, 712mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 48g protein.

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