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This chicken is tangy and sweet with aromatic hints of ginger and lime. Be sure to serve it with rice or naan to sop up the delicious juices. Plus:  More Chicken Recipes 

Suvir Saran
July 2014

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Credit: © Jonathan Lovekin

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total:
45 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400°. In a bowl, whisk the vinegar, honey, ginger, jalapeño, garam masala, coriander, cumin, cayenne, salt, pepper and 3 teaspoons of the lime zest. Prick the chicken with a fork, add it to the bowl and toss. In a small bowl, mix the sugar with the remaining lime zest.

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  • In a large ovenproof skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in the oil over moderately high heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning, until golden, 5 minutes. Sprinkle with the lime sugar and roast for 25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked.

  • Add the lime juice and the remaining butter to the skillet. Serve the chicken with the pan juices and lime wedges.

Suggested Pairing

Vibrant, lightly sweet Riesling.

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