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Flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and lime, this marinated chicken recipe is a favorite in the EatingWell Test Kitchen. Serve with rice or couscous and black beans.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2015


Recipe Summary

2 hrs 40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Line a broiler pan or rimmed baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray.

  • Pat chicken dry. Place on the prepared pan, skinned side up. Mix scallions, ginger, oil, lime zest and juice, cinnamon, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne and spread on the chicken. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours.

  • Preheat broiler to high.

  • Broil the chicken on the pan until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 165 degrees F, 15 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 large or 2 small thighs
218 calories; protein 21.6g; carbohydrates 3g; dietary fiber 0.9g; sugars 0.5g; fat 13.1g; saturated fat 2.7g; cholesterol 76.8mg; vitamin a iu 121IU; vitamin c 7mg; folate 10.5mcg; calcium 24.2mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 21.5mg; potassium 200.1mg; sodium 453mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

3 lean meat, 1 fat