Spicy Chipotle Lime Chicken Skewers
Picture this: a sizzling summer barbecue, friends laughing, and the aroma of Spicy Chipotle Lime Chicken Skewers wafting through the air. This recipe is the epitome of flavor fusion, combining the smokiness of chipotle, the zing of lime, and the charred perfection of skewered chicken.
- 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into chunks
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 tablespoons chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced
- Juice of 2 limes
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water
- In a bowl, mix olive oil, chipotle pepper, lime juice, garlic, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper to create the marinade.
- Add chicken chunks to the marinade, ensuring each piece is well-coated. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
- Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread marinated chicken onto soaked skewers.
- Grill skewers for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through with a nice char.
- Serve hot, garnished with lime wedges and fresh cilantro.
Prep Time: 2 hours | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Spicy Chipotle Lime Chicken Skewers are a culinary adventure on a stick. The marinade infuses the chicken with a smoky, spicy kick, while grilling imparts that irresistible char. Perfect for summer gatherings or whenever you crave bold, mouthwatering flavors.
Nutritional Information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 18g | Carbs: 2g | Protein: 38g
As the sun sets on your barbecue, these Spicy Chipotle Lime Chicken Skewers will leave a lasting impression. The succulent chicken, infused with bold flavors, paired with the joy of outdoor dining, creates a memorable experience. Share this recipe with friends, and let the vibrant tastes of chipotle and lime elevate your summer gatherings. Whether enjoyed with a side of fresh salsa or nestled in a warm tortilla, these skewers are a testament to the joy of good food and good company.