• Prep Time: 3 mins
  • Total Time: 23 mins
  • Servings: 4

About This Recipe”We love this chicken. The marinade whips up in a minute in the food processor or blender. Preparation time does not include time to marinate.”


      • 8 chicken thighs or 4 chicken breast halves, on the bone

Marinade ingredients

    • 1/2 onion
    • 1 large garlic clove
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon Mexican oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried chipotle powder
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1 limes, juice of or 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    • 1 handful cilantro leaf (optional)


  1. Put all marinade ingredients in the blender or food processor and liquify.
  2. Put marinade in a gallon-size zip lock bag and add chicken pieces. Turn a few times to distribute marinade.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours I leave it for about 10 hours.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and place on hot grill. Discard marinade.
  5. Grill, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through.

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