Grilled Lime Chicken

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Ingredients

1 whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup frozen limeade concentrate (from 12-oz can), thawed

Directions

  • Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove backbone from chicken; discard. Firmly press whole chicken to flatten. Cut two 1/2-inch slits through each breast about 1 inch from tip; tuck legs into slits. Fold each wing back behind the neck area.
  • In small bowl, mix salt, cumin, pepper, and garlic powder. Rub mixture all over outside of chicken. Place chicken in 13×9-inch disposable foil pan, breast side up. Place pan of chicken on grill over medium-low heat. Cover grill; cook chicken 20 minutes. Turn chicken over; insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of inside thigh and does not touch bone. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer, brushing with limeade last 5 minutes of cook time, until thermometer reads 180°F and legs move easily when lifted or twisted.
  •  Remove chicken from grill; cover with foil. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

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Grilled Lime Chicken

Tasty lime chicken!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Serves: 4
Adjust Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken 3 to 3 1/2 lb
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup frozen limeade concentrate from 12-oz can, thawed

Instructions

  • Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove backbone from chicken; discard. Firmly press whole chicken to flatten. Cut two 1/2-inch slits through each breast about 1 inch from tip; tuck legs into slits. Fold each wing back behind the neck area.
  • In small bowl, mix salt, cumin, pepper, and garlic powder. Rub mixture all over outside of chicken. Place chicken in 13x9-inch disposable foil pan, breast side up. Place pan of chicken on grill over medium-low heat. Cover grill; cook chicken 20 minutes. Turn chicken over; insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of inside thigh and does not touch bone. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer, brushing with limeade last 5 minutes of cook time, until thermometer reads 180°F and legs move easily when lifted or twisted.
  • Remove chicken from grill; cover with foil. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 29g | Sodium: 716mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g

Ingredients: Chicken
Meal Type: Main Dish, Summer, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free
Categories: BBQ, Meat and Poultry, Grill

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