Mojito-marinated chicken with limes

Recipe from: 7 October 2015
recipe, chicken, lime

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 00:15


  • 190
    freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 125
    light rum
  • 125
    finely chopped fresh mint
  • 125
  • 15
    olive oil
  • 4
    chicken thighs
  • 4
    chicken legs
  • 6
    limes, halved lengthwise
  • fresh mint, to garnish


Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

Whisk the lime juice, 100ml of the rum and the mint, honey and oil together. Place the chicken pieces in a bowl and cover with the marinade. Cover and marinate in the fridge for about four hours, stirring once or twice.

Place the lime halves in a bowl. Pour the remaining rum over them and toss to coat. Leave to stand at room temperature for an hour.

Transfer the chicken and limes to a greased roasting pan. Roast in a preheated over for approximately 30 minutes or until cooked. Serve the roasted chicken and limes on a platter and garnish with fresh mint.

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