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Beer Lime Chicken

Posted: April 22

Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Tender chicken breast marinated in lime juice, fresh cilantro, and your favorite beer, grilled to perfection? Sounds like Beer Lime Chicken is a perfect summer main course! Savory, tangy, sweet, bright, herby, this chicken has a range of flavors that will tantalize and delight! Beer Lime Chicken is amazing served alongside grilled veggies, rice pilaf, or a garden salad for a well-balanced meal.


4 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless, and halved
1 lime, juiced
1 (12 ounce) can light-colored beer
1 teaspoon honey
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
oil, for the grill grates


Step 1

Place the chicken in a dish where it will be able to marinate.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, combine the lime juice, beer, honey, garlic, cilantro, salt, and pepper until the honey is fully dissolved and incorporated.

Step 3

Pour the mixture over the chicken, cover, and marinate for 30 minutes.

Step 4

Preheat the grill to medium heat and oil the grates.

Step 5

Remove the chicken from the marinade, shaking off any excess.

Step 6

Grill until fully cooked through and tender, about 7 minutes on each side.

Step 7

Serve immediately.

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