Savory Summer Lime Chicken

Looking for a zesty summer dish? This savory summer lime chicken recipe is full of delicious flavors perfect for a summer evening dinner. While preparing to cook this dish, a trip to the meat counter at your local grocery store is most likely in your future.

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Savory Summer Lime Chicken

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 22 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Hot Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Smoked Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Hickory House Breath Buster Rub
  • 4 Chicken Legs Quarters
  • 3 Tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Cilantro Fresh, Chopped, for Garnish
  • 1 Lime Cut into wedges, for serving


  • Heat grill to medium-high heat
  • Combine paprika, cumin, hot chili powder, smoked slat, black pepper and rub. Rub onto chicken quarters. Brush with oil.
  • Place chicken skin side up on grill for 12 minutes. Turn chicken and cook for 10 minutes more until thickest part of chicken quarter reaches 165 F. Remove from grill and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Top with chopped fresh cilantro and serve with lime wedges.


Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories: 980
Carbohydrate: 3 grams
Cholesterol: 320 milligrams
Dietary Fiber: 1 gram
Fat: 77 grams
Protein: 67 grams
Saturated Fat: 1.5 grams
Sodium: 840 milligrams
Sugars: 0 grams
Trans fats: 0 grams
Daily Values
25% vitamin A
15% vitamin C
2% calcium
30% iron