Citrusy Mojito Chicken

Citrusy Mojito Chicken Recipe
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Serves: 4
  • 8 drumsticks organic chicken
  • ½ c. chopped organic red onion
  • 2 whole organic limes
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 whole organic red grapefruits
  • 2 Tbsp. organic mint, chopped
  • ¼ c. organic extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. organic cilantro, chopped
  • ½ tsp. Celtic sea salt
  1. Light a grill, preheat a grill pan or prepare your Flavorwave/NuWave oven.
  2. Peel the grapefruit and lime, making sure to remove the bitter white pith.
  3. Squeeze the juice of one grapefruit and one lime into a medium non-reactive bowl.
  4. Stir in half each of the olive oil, cilantro and mint. Season with half of the salt and pepper. Add the chicken and toss to coat. (Option: Marinate 30 minutes or up to 4 hours)
  5. Grill the chicken thighs over moderately high heat, turning them occasionally, until they are cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, coarsely chop the remaining grapefruit and lime sections and transfer to a bowl. Add the red onion and the remaining olive oil, cilantro and mint. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve the chicken thighs with the citrus salsa.

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Nutrient Information Per Batch

1697.83 kcal Calories, 251.79 mg Calcium, 75.36 g Carbohydrate, 473.04 mg Cholesterol, 105.31 g Total Fat, 13.62 g Fiber, 8.22 mg Iron, 188.65 mg Magnesium 2167.26 mg Potassium, 118.45 g Protein,78.57 mcg Selenium, 1657.01 mg Sodium, 39.58 g Sugars, 12.38 mg Zinc, 21.53g Saturated fat, 0 trans Fat, 58.87 g Monounsaturated fats, 17.26 g Polyunsaturated fats, 6589.27 IU Vitamin A, 1.86 mg Vitamin B6, 2.04 mcg Vitamin B12, 216.21 mg Vitamin C, 0 IU Vitamin D, 9.5 Vitamin E, 57.52 mcg Vitamin K, 148.34 mcg Folate,0.73 mg Vitamin B1(Thiamin),31.99 mg Vitamin B3(Niacin),1.26 mg Vitamin B2(Riboflavin), 6981.54 mcg Lycopene, 47.15 mcg Lutein and Zeaxanthin, 0.84 g ALA, 0.06 g EPA, 0.18 gDHA,1040.85 mg Phosphorous, 0.46 mg Manganese, 15.48 mcg Alpha carotene, 3496.28 mcg Beta carotene, 34.04 mcg Beta cryptoxanthin, 0 g Conjugated Linolenic Acid


  • No Tubers
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Grains
  • No Molds
  • No Legumes
  • No Nightshade

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.

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