Grilled Honey Lime Chicken
- 8 chicken thighs and legs with skin
- Vegetable oil
For the sauce:
- 1 lime zested and juiced
- 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
- 1 Tbsp. orange juice
- 1 cup honey
- 1 Tbsp. sriracha
For the rub:
- 2 tsps. chili powder
- 2 tsps. cumin
- 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
- 1 tsp. onion powder
- 1 tsp. granulated garlic
- 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tsp. kosher salt
- Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish
In a small saucepan, cook all the ingredients for the sauce together over medium heat until they just come together. Bring the sauce to a simmer and then remove off the heat.
Clean and oil your grill grates. Heat the grill to medium high heat
In a small bowl, blend the rub ingredients in a small bowl and sprinkle generously all over the chicken.
Place the chicken on the grill and allow to cook 5-7 minutes or when skin begins to char before flipping. Once turned, baste with half of the sauce mixture. allow to cook for another 5-7 minutes. Flip the chicken and baste the other side with the sauce right before removing from the grill, and allow to cook for another minute. Remove the meat from the grill and let rest for at least ten minutes before serving. Baste the chicken again with the sauce before serving.
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