All Purpose Chili Lime Chicken Rub Gluten Free

All Purpose Chili Lime Chicken Rub Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • • 1 pounds chicken breasts pounded to 1/2 inch thickness
  • Chili Lime Rub
  • • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • • fresh-squeezed lime juice from 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
  • • Lime zest from 1 lime

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk chicken rub ingredients together and rub evenly all over chicken breasts. Timer permitting, allow chicken to sit for 30 minutes at room temperature or refrigerate up to 8 hours then bring to room temperature for before cooking.*
  2. STOVETOP DIRECTIONS
  3. If chicken has been refrigerated, let sit at room temperature for 15-30 minutes (time permitting).
  4. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat.
  5. Once very hot, add chicken and cook, undisturbed for 3-5 minutes, or until nicely browned (or blackened if you prefer) on one side. Turn chicken over, cover, and reduce heat to medium.
  6. Cook for approximately 5-7 more minutes (depending on thickness of chicken), or until chicken is cooked through. Remove to a cutting board and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  7. Garnish with extra fresh lime juice if desired.
  8. GRILLING DIRECTIONS
  9. If chicken has been refrigerated, let sit at room temperature for 15-30 minutes (time permitting).
  10. Meanwhile, grease and preheat the grill to medium heat, 375-450°F.
  11. Grill chicken undisturbed for for 6-7 minutes per side, or until chicken is cooked through. (An inserted thermometer should read 155 degrees F.)
  12. Remove chicken from grill and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.