Spicy Grilled Citrus Chicken

Servings 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper (more or less depending on your heat tolerance)
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 6-oz.


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate chicken overnight or for at least 8 hours (see recipe).
  • In a large zipper-topped plastic bag, combine all ingredients except chicken; gently smoosh around to blend flavors.
  • Add chicken, seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  • Preheat outdoor grill or indoor grill or oven broiler. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade and bag.
  • Grill/broil chicken till juices run clear.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Brown rice and Fruit Kabobs (alternately thread strawberries, kiwi and cantaloupe chunks onto bamboo skewers).
VEGETARIAN: Grill non-breaded faux chicken patties, basted with the sauce (don’t marinade or it’ll fall apart).
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: No changes necessary.
NUTRITION: Per serving: 205 Calories; 2g Fat; 40g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 99mg Cholesterol; 141mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat. Points: 5
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