If you are looking for a new summer recipe, be sure to check this one out! Citrus chili chicken is now becoming astonishingly popular, and for good reason! This delectable dish features a dynamic mixture of fresh, tangy citrus and the spicy zing of chili powder all coating a tender chicken breast cooked to your liking. Not only is this dish insanely tasty, it is also super easy to make! A quick, delicious meal is important these days.
To create this exciting blend of spices, start by picking a bowl or container that you can marinate your chicken in. Next, squeeze the juice of 1 orange and 2 limes into the bowl, removing the seeds as necessary. Then, finely grate 2 cloves of garlic and add it to the mix. Next comes 2 tablespoons of chili powder, a dash of paprika, and a dash of ground red pepper depending on your taste for spice. After those simple steps are completed, your marinade is complete! Prepare your chicken with a few cuts in each piece to let the marinade soak in. For the most flavorful results, allow the chicken and marinade to sit for 3 hours or overnight. Then, when you are ready to grill, cook the chicken for around 15 minutes or until your thermometer reaches at least 165 degrees fahrenheit. Once the chicken is removed from the grill, sprinkle on a dash of chili powder and a squeeze of lime juice. This dish goes very well with any kind of rice and vegetables.
Citrus chili chicken is a summer hit. If you want to taste the joy of summer, cook up some citrus chili chicken for your family tonight!