Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks

Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks baked What’s a girl to do when it gets to be grilling season but she’s got no grill? Make Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks of course! This chicken recipe is really simple to make and delicious all year long, but the best news is, it’s just as easy for a city mouse as it is for a country mouse. And even if the chicken will never have those beautiful char marks, it’s flavorful marinade and golden brown crispy skin make my Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks the perfect accompaniment for hot weather food. It’s perfect with corn on the cob and summer salads of all sorts. The well-balanced marinade pairs well with Asian and Mexican salads for sure because I’ve been doing lots of improvising, but I’m sure you’ll find this sweet, spicy, rich chicken will pair with just about anything. And don’t let the scale of the recipe hold you back ;the leftovers are awesome, hot or cold. Of course, leftovers require that you and your guests haven’t already polished off every last piece of Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks.

Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks
Serves 8
This sweet, savory, spicy chicken is delicious for summer parties where no grill is allowed.
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
25 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
25 min
219 calories
11 g
133 g
8 g
24 g
2 g
123 g
976 g
9 g
0 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
123g
Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219
Calories from Fat 76
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
13%
Saturated Fat 2g
12%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 133mg
44%
Sodium 976mg
41%
Total Carbohydrates 11g
4%
Dietary Fiber 0g
2%
Sugars 9g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
2%
Iron
7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
marinade
  1. 2 tablespoons chili garlic paste
  2. ¼ cup honey
  3. zest and juice of one lime
  4. 1 tablespoon salt
  5. 10+ chicken drumsticks
  6. 6 thighs
Instructions
  1. Whisk the marinade ingredients together in a glass bowl or Ziploc bag. Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks marinadeWhen well-mixed, add the chicken. Marinate at least 30 minutes or overnight in the refrigerator. I usually put them in a large Ziploc the night before just to make this really simple.
  2. If you refrigerated the chicken, take it out about an hour before you plan to cook it to allow it to come up to room temperature.
  3. Preheat the oven to 425° F.
  4. Line the chicken pieces up on baking sheets. The goal is to fit as many on the pan but have them minimally touching. Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks on tray
  5. Bake for 25 minutes until the skin is golden and crispy. OMG.Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks thigh
  6. Serve hot or room temperature. My Summerado Salad or my Soba Noodle Salad with Asian Pesto are just two great ideas for sides.
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calories
219
fat
8g
protein
24g
carbs
11g
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