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Cuban | Cuban Citrus Chicken

Revised on May 2, 2013

An easy citrus marinade with Cuban flavors.

Yield: 2 to 4 servings

cuban citrus chicken


1/4 cup fresh lime juice, about 1 lime

1/2 cup fresh orange juice, about 1 1/2 oranges

1/8 cup fresh lemon juice, about 1/2 lemon

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground (How To Toast Cumin Seeds)

2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed

1 bay leaf, crushed

2 to 4 pieces of chicken



Whisk marinade ingredients together, then add chicken. Marinade for several hours or overnight.

Remove chicken from marinade. Season chicken with salt and pepper, grill until cooked through.


(Ref. "Virginia's Cuban Garlic Chicken" recipe,