To best understand the sunny, tropical flavors native to Florida’s Key West, you need to appreciate the humble lime. To best appreciate the sweet, tart citrus flavors of the lime, you need to whip up Key West Chicken. Savory chicken marinated in lime juice, honey, and soy sauce brings new dimensions of zest, tang, and sweetness to the dish, as well as invoking the sparkling saltwater breeze of paradise. Serve Key West Chicken on top of white rice or alongside stir-fry vegetables, and you’ll marvel as to how you can vacation from the comfort of your kitchen!

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  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
  • 4 chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless


Step 1 –In a shallow container, blend the soy sauce, honey, vegetable oil, lime juice, and garlic.

Step 2 –Place the chicken breasts into the soy sauce mixture, turning them to coat.

Step 3 –Cover and marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes.

Step 4 –Preheat the grill to high heat.

Step 5 –Lightly oil the grill grates.

Step 6 –Discard the marinade.

Step 7 –Grill the chicken until the juices run clear and the chicken reaches 165 degrees F internally, about 6-8 minutes per side.

Step 8 –Serve.