Citrusy Mojito Chicken

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.

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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