Honey Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers
Are you looking for a delicious and flavorful chicken recipe to impress your family and friends? Look no further than these mouthwatering Honey Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers. This recipe combines the sweetness of honey with the tanginess of lime to create a perfect balance of flavors. The chicken is marinated in a delicious mixture of honey, lime juice, garlic, and spices, then grilled to perfection. The result is tender, juicy chicken with a slightly caramelized exterior that is sure to be a hit at your next barbecue or dinner party.
- 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup honey
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
- In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, lime juice, minced garlic, paprika, cumin, salt, and black pepper. This will be the marinade for the chicken.
- Cut the chicken breasts into 1-inch cubes and place them in a large zip-top bag or a shallow dish.
- Pour the marinade over the chicken, making sure it is evenly coated. Seal the bag or cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for maximum flavor.
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread the marinated chicken onto the soaked wooden skewers, leaving a little space between each piece.
- Place the skewers on the preheated grill and cook for 6-8 minutes per side, or until the chicken is cooked through and has nice grill marks.
- While the chicken is grilling, you can brush it with any remaining marinade for extra flavor.
- Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
- Garnish with fresh lime wedges and chopped cilantro, if desired.
- Serve the Honey Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers with your favorite side dishes, such as grilled vegetables, rice, or a fresh salad.
These Honey Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers are perfect for summer cookouts, but they can be enjoyed all year round. The marinade adds a wonderful depth of flavor to the chicken, while the grilling process gives it a delicious smoky taste. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or simply want to elevate your weeknight dinner, this recipe is a must-try. So fire up the grill and get ready to enjoy a mouthwatering meal that will leave everyone asking for seconds!