Honey Key Lime Grilled Chicken

Honey Key Lime Grilled Chicken


"When I bought a bottle of Key Lime juice on vacation in Florida, I wondered what I would do with it... Now this recipe is a staple in our kitchen! I hope you enjoy it too! The longer you marinate, the better the sweet-sour combo gets!"


1 h servings 169 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 169 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 24.7 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 117 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a resealable plastic bag, mix the key lime juice, honey, garlic, and lemon pepper. Place the chicken in the bag, seal, and shake to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator at least 30 minutes, turning the bag occasionally.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.
  3. Grill the marinated chicken about 8 minutes on each side, until no longer pink and juices run clear. Discard remaining marinade.
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  1. 58 Ratings


I marinated it for 10 hours because I just didn't think you could get the most out of this dish with only marinating meat for 30 min. Even the 10 hours didn't help infuse the chicken with real ...

I used regular lime juice and marinated it for 2 hours... we really liked the flavor, but will definitely marinate it overnight next time to strengthen the taste.

I really liked this recipe. It was simple and super easy to make. The trick is to marinate the chicken for at least an hour or two. The key lime taste is great, subtle & delicious. Everyone wan...

Great recipe! I didn't have any key lime juice, so I ended up using regular lime juice...and then it turned out that I didn't have enough of that, so I ended up subbing lemon juice for the remai...

I let it marinate overnight so the flavor really penetrated the chicken and it was very moist but for some reason the lime juice and honey didn't taste right together to me. I thought the key l...

Great marinade! I will definitely keep this recipe. I couldn't access my grill due to a sudden storm, so I browned the chicken in some olive oil on the stove.

So this was okay. It is important to use Key West Lime Juice, and not regular lime juice. The Key West is stronger and will help with the flavor. I took leftovers, shredded and it made a grea...

I marinated this longer overnight. The flavor was good but chicken was tough possibly from the lime juice. I probably wont make this again.

AWESOME recipe! The only thing I did differently was that I used regular limes instead of key limes since I already had those on hand. Otherwise - this one is WILL be on the table again!