Chris' Grilled Orange Chicken

Chris' Grilled Orange Chicken


"This is a chicken recipe that my family absolutely loves. It is chicken breast marinated in lime juice, orange juice, lemon juice, mint, and honey. It is very tender and the chicken is very moist."


8 h 40 m servings 254 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 254 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 1.9 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 28.8 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 79 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the chicken into a large bowl, and pour in the lemon juice, lime juice and orange juice. Sprinkle the mint leaves over, and drizzle with honey. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Preheat a grill for medium heat. When the grill is hot, lightly brush the grate with oil.
  3. Place the chicken onto the preheated grill, and discard the marinade. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until no longer pink and juices run clear.
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  1. 17 Ratings


My family wanted a healthy BBQ for Father's Day this year so I served this dish. The only difference I made was I added the zest of the orange, lemon, and lime, as well as the juice from the fr...

the chicken was good, but it was missing something. it just seemed very plain. a sauce would be nice, but i can't think of any that would be a good addition. any suggestions?

not very flavorful even though i marinated overnight.

WONDERFUL!! I added more mint, garlic, red pepper & onions.

I just now read the recipe, and in response to some of the reviews, of course it is bland! There's no salt! Chicken needs salt. I make a similar recipe, with about 2 tsp of salt, plus finely c...

This surprised me. With all the flavors of the marinade, I certainly expected it to be way more flavorful. Sprinkling salt on at the table did help, but it was still pretty bland. On the positiv...

A good twist for those of us bored with the same old chicken marinades. Made it as written and turned out great.

Three stars as written. Not bad but not great. Reading other reviews, I agree with some: Add the Zest as well as the juice of the fruit. Add some neutral flavored oil if you wish. Add some ot...

What about adding a mint/yogurt/lime sauce? Might just give it the added zip for those who want it.