Triple Citrus Chicken Marinade Recipe

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Theodore Hall Modified: March 31, 2022
Triple Citrus Chicken Marinade Recipe

How To Make Triple Citrus Chicken Marinade

Orange, lemon, and lime provide different layers of acidity to create this well-rounded chicken marinade. It’s a mix of sweet, tangy, and prickly sour.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Rest Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Marinade:

  • ½cupfresh navel orange juice
  • 2tspfresh orange zest
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1tsplemon zest
  • 2tbspfresh lime juice
  • ½tsplime zest
  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 3tbspshallot,or red onion, chopped
  • 1tbspfresh garlic,minced
  • 1tbspfresh rosemary,chopped, or 1 tsp dried
  • 2tspdijon mustard
  • 2tsphoney
  • tspsalt,or to taste
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 6ozchicken breasts,or thighs, 4-5 boneless skinless

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl whisk together all ingredients except chicken until well combined.

  2. Place chicken in a gallon size resealable bag or dish.

  3. Pour marinade over chicken. Transfer to refrigerator and let rest at least 1 hour and up to 6 hours.

  4. Preheat a grill over medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade and cook on the grill until center registers 165 degrees F in the center of thickest portion, turning once halfway through cooking.

  5. Let chicken rest 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 186.75kcal
  • Fat: 14.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.05g
  • Fiber: 0.66g
  • Sugar: 5.20g
  • Protein: 7.71g
  • Cholesterol: 21.77mg
  • Sodium: 224.12mg
  • Calcium: 18.83mg
  • Potassium: 177.43mg
  • Iron: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 11.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 19.58mg
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