Spiced citrus and honey summer grilled chicken sounds too tasty to be good for you! But the truth is, you will be grillin, chillin, and enjoying the many benefits of citrus fruits with this recipe.
By combining lemon, lime and orange – zest and juice – in this recipe, you are getting both a flavor powerhouse and the powerful benefits of vitamin C, flavonoids, and other nutrients. So while you are focused on the fun your taste buds are having, you’ll also be strengthening your immune system, reducing your risk of kidney stones, protecting yourself against cancer, boosting your heart health, protecting your brain, and much more! So feel free to clean your plate! It’s all good and good for you!
Yield: 4 Servings
Total Time: 50 Minutes
Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons raw honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon lime zest
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Whisk together all ingredients except the chicken breasts. Add in chicken and let marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Set up your grill and preheat to medium-high until hot. Clean it and spray with cooking oil spray.
Grill the chicken on high heat for about 10 minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked through and is golden brown on the outside.
Everyone will enjoy this spiced citrus and honey summer grilled chicken!
Nutritional Information per Serving:
Calories: 475; Total Fat: 0.8 g; Net Carbs: 19 g; Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g; Sugars: 11.5 g; Protein: 1.8 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 192 mg