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Mesquite Lime Grilled Chicken

by Laura

Here is another grilling recipe perfect to serve at your Memorial Day bbq.  This simple marinade helps produce tender and flavorful chicken.  I used chicken tenders for this mesquite lime grilled chicken. However, you can always use breasts or thighs if you would prefer.

This chicken does have a small kick to it, but it was fine for my family. They are pretty whimpy when it comes to spicy things.

Here is what you need to make the

Mesquite Lime Grilled Chicken

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Mesquite Lime Grilled Chicken


  • 3 Tbsp McCormick Grill Mates Mesquite seasoning
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 lb chicken tenders


  1. In a gallon sized storage bag, add the seasoning, lime juice, oil, and honey.
  2. Seal bag, and squish bag to combine marinade.
  3. Add chicken to bag and reseal. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or longer. I did 4 hours.
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Recipe adapted from McCormick.

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Carlene March 3, 2013 - 11:31 am

Made this for the first time last night. So easy to follow and such a potent marinade!
My brother & his friends as well as my family and boyfriend all thought the chicken was delicious. Paired with roasted zucchini and quinoa, it was a great dinner. Thanks so much for sharing! 🙂

marth @fat February 2, 2013 - 11:16 am

good no fat

Tina May 31, 2012 - 9:37 pm

This was so moist and flavorful!! We loved it, and it will be a recipe we do often! Thanks!!

Heather of Kitchen Concoctions May 22, 2012 - 10:20 am

Yum! I’m always looking for new chicken recipes!

Jennifer Sikora May 22, 2012 - 7:04 am

Your recipes are always amazing. Thanks so much for sharing!!


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