Key Lime Grilled Chicken – seriously THE BEST grilled chicken breast recipe! Chicken marinated overnight in vegetable oil, key lime juice, salt, paprika, basil, onion powder, thyme, and garlic. This chicken is so tender and juicy. Tastes great leftover too!! We always double the recipe! Everyone asks for the recipe! SO YUM! LOVE this easy grilled chicken breast recipe!
Pound chicken to an even thickness. Place in a ziplock bag.
Mix together oil, key lime juice, salt, paprika, basil, onion powder, thyme, and garlic powder. Pour mixture over chicken and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
Remove chicken from marinade 1 hour before cooking.
Prepare grill. Cook chicken until it reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF.
Can use any cut of chicken you prefer - breasts, tenderloins, thighs,Can use bone-in chicken, you will just need to adjust the cooking time.Use a meat thermometer to check for an internal temperature of 165ºF.To cook the chicken without a grill, pan sear the breasts on both side for 3 to 4 minutes. Place chicken on a baking pan and cook at 400ºF for 10 minutes.