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{Grilled} Peruvian Chicken
Prep Time: 8 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 38 mins

Peruvian Grilled Chicken Recipe. Quick and easy Paleo Grilled Chicken Recipe.

Course: Mains
Cuisine: Peruvian
Keyword: Peruvian Grilled Chicken Recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 490 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 8 votes
  • juice of 2 medium limes
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 4 large cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons organic virgin coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon mexican chili powder
  • 4 pounds chicken parts on the bone (see NOTES for skin)
  1. In a large bowl, combine lime juice, apple cider vinegar, salt and maple syrup.

  2. In a small saucepan, combine garlic, coconut oil (doesn't need to be liquid), smoked paprika, cumin, ancho chili powder and mexican chili powder. Heat over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly until fragrant and well combined.

  3. Combine garlic mixture with lime juice mixture and whisk until well mixed.[img src=" http://www.everydaymaven.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/IMG_9490.jpg" width="550"]

  4. Use a fork to puncture fork holes into chicken pieces and place chicken in a ziploc bag. Pour marinade over. Seal and massage marinade around until well covered. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours. [

  5. Remove chicken from fridge about 30 minutes prior to grilling. Set grill to medium heat. Cook for 32 to 34 minutes, turning at least once or until internal temperature of 165F.

Nutrition Facts
{Grilled} Peruvian Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 490 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 154mg51%
Sodium 931mg40%
Potassium 438mg13%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 815IU16%
Vitamin C 3.9mg5%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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