RECIPES

Tangy Texas Citrus Chicken

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 (Meg T. & Mark West)

  • Prep Time

    6hr 10min

  • Cook Time

    1hr

  • Total Time

    7hr 10min

  • Servings

    6

This chicken recipe is made with lots of citrus and is not complete without the marinade and cooking it on the grill to perfection. 

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 6 limes, juice and rinds
  • 2 oranges, juice and rinds
  • 2 lemons, juice and rinds
  • 1 grapefruit, juice only
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1½ teaspoons cumin
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 onions, peeled and quartered
  • 2 whole chickens, cut up

Preparation

Step 1:

  • Combine marinade ingredients in large bowl.

Step 2:

  • Add reserved citrus rinds.

Step 3:

  • Using 2 large baggies, place each cut up chicken inside.

Step 4:

  • Pour half the marinade and rinds in each bag.

Step 5:

  • Remove as much air as possible. Seal and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.

Step 6:

  • Cook on preheated grill until juices run clear.

Suggested Wine Pairing:

  • Pair with Mark West Pinot Noir