Grilled Ginger Lime Chicken

Grilled ginger lime chicken will make you rethink all your thoughts about chicken. This simple and healthy marinade packs the chicken with flavor. This whole30 chicken recipe is perfect for salads, sandwiches or a simple barbecue.

If you’re one of those people who thinks grilled chicken is boring, you might think again once you try this grilled ginger lime chicken. This simple and healthy grilled chicken recipe is packed with tons of flavor, but the flavor is subtle enough that you could pair the chicken with almost anything to make a meal.

When I first made this chicken I had it on salads, sandwiches, and in quesadillas. Then when I had to test it again I found even more ways to enjoy this chicken. I particularly liked having it with some baked sweet potato fries.

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Grilled ginger lime chicken will make you rethink all your thoughts about chicken. This simple and healthy marinade packs the chicken with flavor. This whole30 chicken recipe is perfect for salads, sandwiches or a simple barbecue.

Let’s face it, there is usually at least one picky eater in every group and if you’re having a barbecue this grilled ginger lime chicken can be your go to option for the picky eater. You don’t even have to tell them its ginger lime flavored, just tell them its grilled chicken. Not saying its bland, but its perfect for that person who “only eats chicken.”

I used coconut aminos instead of soy sauce to make the marinade Whole30 compliant, but if you are trying to keep costs low and don’t need to avoid soy, regular soy sauce will work just the same. While I am on the topic of substitutions, I recommend using fresh ginger and garlic, but if you can’t, you can substitute with a teaspoon of each item in the ground spice form.

This grilled ginger lime chicken goes along so well with the fresh flavors of summer. Could be just me, but when its hot out, my intake of fresh fruits and veggies goes way up. This chicken compliments a fresh strawberry salad or could be used for a quick chicken burrito bowl.

Grilled ginger lime chicken will make you rethink all your thoughts about chicken. This simple and healthy marinade packs the chicken with flavor. This whole30 chicken recipe is perfect for salads, sandwiches or a simple barbecue.

“Do you eat that cold or heat it up at work?” This is a very common question on my Instagram and the answer is… I eat it cold!! Even seafood like the shrimp from this surf and turf skewer recipe. So along those same lines, this chicken makes for a perfect cold snack.

I have this grilled ginger lime chicken for a quick and simple lunch combo that I could probably eat on repeat. Below you will see the simple plate of sliced chicken, crispy sweet potato fries and some Carolina barbecue sauce for dipping. The best part is this healthy, simple meal is Whole30 approved including the sauce!

Grilled ginger lime chicken will make you rethink all your thoughts about chicken. This simple and healthy marinade packs the chicken with flavor. This whole30 chicken recipe is perfect for salads, sandwiches or a simple barbecue.

To make this grilled ginger lime chicken prepare the marinade one hour prior to grilling. Mince the garlic and ginger and mix with coconut aminos, lime juice, avocado oil and fish sauce. Place the chicken in a bowl with the marinade and toss until chicken is well covered.

Cover bowl and place chicken in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 1 hour. Preheat the grill to high heat. Be sure to clean grill prior to heating. Place chicken on the hot grill and discard excess marinade.

Cook for 12 minutes in a closed grill, flipping the chicken every 3 minutes. Enjoy immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. You can find the full recipe below.

Grilled ginger lime chicken will make you rethink all your thoughts about chicken. This simple and healthy marinade packs the chicken with flavor. This whole30 chicken recipe is perfect for salads, sandwiches or a simple barbecue.

Grilled Ginger Lime Chicken

Yield: 6 Servings
Author:
prep time: 10 Mcook time: 12 Mtotal time: 22 M

ingredients:

  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 inch nub of fresh ginger peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminosor soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce

instructions:

How to cook Grilled Ginger Lime Chicken

  1. At least 1 hour before cooking, combine minced garlic and ginger, lime juice, coconut aminos or soy, avocado oil and fish sauce in a large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly
  2. Add chicken breasts to this bowl and toss until they are evenly coated in the marinade
  3. Cover the bowl and place in the fridge for at least 1 hour to marinate
  4. Preheat the grill to high heat - be sure to clean grill before heating
  5. Place chicken on grill grates diagonally on either side
  6. Close the grill and cook for 3 minutes
  7. Flip the chicken to the other side maintaining the same diagonal on the grill
  8. Close the grill and cook for 3 minutes
  9. Flip the chicken and rotate 45 degrees - this will ensure the chicken cooks evenly and you get those X grill marks
  10. Close the grill and cook for 3 minutes
  11. Open the grill and flip again without rotating, close and cook for final 3 minutes
  12. If this is all too complicated just know you can close the grill and cook for 3 minutes then flip and repeat the process until the chicken has cooked for 12 minutes
  13. An instant read thermometer should show 165F when the chicken is cooked through
  14. Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to  4 days
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