Southwestern Grilled Chicken with Lime Butter

Chef Robert Del Grande, owner and executive chef of Houston's Cafe Annie captures the flair and essence of the Southwest with a combination of cinnamon, chili powder, cocoa and pepper. A spike of lime in the butter drizzle adds refreshing zest.

Serves: 8
20 mins Prep time 30 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
30 mins Cook time
  • Mix first 8 ingredients in small bowl until well blended. Spread seasoning paste all over chicken with spoon or basting brush

  • Grill chicken using medium heat for a gas grill or indirect heat for a charcoal grill. Close the lid and grill about 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through

  • For the Lime Butter, mix all ingredients in small bowl. Drizzle over chicken just before serving or serve separately for dipping

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 436Cholesterol: 134mg
  • Sodium: 338mgProtein: 34g
  • Total Fat: 32gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 3g

Ratings & Reviews: 2

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  • Kate on 04/20/2014

    this is one of my favorites

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  • Edwina on 02/16/2014

    This chicken tastes pretty great. I substitute for boneless skinless chicken... My children love this recipe. A great addition to this recipe is cilantro-lime rice with black bean corn salad and fresh guacamole. Should truly give this recipe a try.

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