Exotic Mojito Chicken

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Exotic Mojito Chicken

  • Yield: 3 Servings


  • 3 Bone-in Chicken Breasts
  • 14 cup Olive Oil
  • 12 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tbsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp.Fresh Mint, chopped
  • 2 tsp.Garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. Ground Cumin
  • 2 tsp. Dried Oregano
  • Zest of 1 Lime
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Zest of 1 Orange
  • Juice of 1 Orange
How to Make It
  1. Finely dice the mint and onion.  
  2. Prep the bone-in chicken breasts by cutting off any extra gristle, then put them in a Ziploc bag.  
  3. Add all the oil, spices, juices, and zest to the bag. Make sure that all of the chicken is coated on both sides.  
  4. Put the bag in the fridge to marinate for 3-12 hours.  
  5. Preheat the oven to 375F.  
  6. Remove the chicken from the bag and lay it out in a baking pan with a silpat. You can discard the excess juice inside the bag or pour it on the chicken.  
  7. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes, then turn the oven to 400F and continue baking for 25 minutes.  
  8. When the chicken is done, broil it for 5 minutes to make the skin crisp.  
  9. Serve without extra juice.

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