Ginger-Lime Grilled Chicken
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 4
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast(s)
  • or
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 lime, large
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, fresh, finely grated
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp cumin, ground
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Oil the grill and preheat barbecue to medium or place an oven rack in the centre of the oven and preheat the oven broiler. Place chicken on a cutting board and cover with a piece of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Press down with your hand to even out the thickness. Using a sharp knife, make shallow slashes at regular intervals on both sides of the chicken.
  2. Squeeze the lime juice into a small bowl. Stir in the honey, ginger, oil and seasonings. Brush all over the chicken, then place chicken on the barbecue or a foil lined baking sheet.
  3. BARBECUE: Barbecue with the lid down, turning and basting often with lime mixture, for 5 minutes. Then continue barbecuing, without basting,until chicken feels springy when pressed and meat thermometer reaches 165°F (74°C), about 5 to 7 more minutes.
  4. OVEN BROILING: Grill in the centre of the oven. Baste and turning often for the first 5 minutes, then continue grilling without basting until chicken feels springy and meat thermometer reaches 165°F (74°C), about 5 to 7 more minutes.
  5. Wonderful with rice cooked in coconut milk and grilled peppers or vegetable kebabs.
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