Caribbean Marinated Chicken
This incredible chicken dish features an abundance of spices. Delicious!
Serves: 4
  • ¾ c. coconut water
  • ½ c. orange juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, chopped
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1½ tsp. allspice
  • Few dashes of hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4-6 oz. each)
  • ½ tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups diced mango or pineapple
  1. In a bowl whisk first 8 ingredients together.
  2. Reserve ¼ marinade and set aside.
  3. Combine remaining marinade in a shallow baking dish. Add chicken and allow to marinate overnight or at least 8 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Heat a large saute pan over high heat. Add oil to pan. When oil is hot place chicken in pan.
  6. Discard marinade.
  7. Sear for 2-3 minutes and flip chicken breasts.
  8. Season cooked side with salt and pepper while searing bottom for 2-3 more minutes.
  9. Remove chicken from pan and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Place in oven and roast for 10-12 minutes.
  10. While chicken bakes, add ¼ cup reserved marinade to fruit in a medium bowl and toss. Cover and refrigerate until chicken is ready.
  11. Serve chicken with ½ cup fruit on each chicken breast.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 oz chicken, ½ c fruit Calories: 220 Fat: 3.5 g Carbohydrates: 23 g Sugar: 6 g Fiber: 3 g Protein: 24 g