Grilled Chicken with Citrus Marinade

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8Ingredients
640Calories
15Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 whole chickens (about 3 lbs each)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme (plus additional sprigs, for garnish)
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel (finely, plus lemon wedges, to serve)
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel (finely, plus lime wedges, to serve)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • salad leaves (Mixed, to serve)

Directions

  1. Remove backbone from chickens. Cut each chicken into 4 pieces.
  2. Combine oil, thyme, garlic, lemon and lime peels, and honey in a large dish. Season to taste. Add the chicken pieces in a single layer, turning to coat well. Marinate for 20 mins at room temperature, or refrigerate overnight.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat the grill to medium. Cook chicken for 15-20 mins each side, until cooked through, brushing with any remaining marinade.
  4. Sprinkle with thyme sprigs and serve with lemon and lime wedges and mixed salad leaves.
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NutritionView more

640Calories
Sodium15%DV350mg
Fat42%DV27g
Protein180%DV92g
Carbs1%DV3g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories640Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat27g42%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol300mg100%
Sodium350mg15%
Potassium1120mg32%
Protein92g180%
Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate3g1%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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