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Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Author Jenn Quillen


  • 2 limes
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
  • 6-8 chicken drumsticks
  • 4 tablespoon fresh cilantro divided and chopped


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine juice of two limes, honey, oil, garlic, salt, pepper, paprika and 2 tablespoons cilantro. Whisk well and pour over chicken. Let marinate, refrigerated for about 8 hours of overnight.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill and add drumsticks. Discard any additional marinade. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until no longer pink and juice is clear. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro before serving.
  3. Serves 6-8