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F & L Market has 10 lb packages of chicken leg quarters.  Use this recipe on them before they hit the grill this week!

Ingredients

  • 1 (5 to 6 pound) chicken quarters
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Marinade

  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted OR 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (lightly packed)
  • Orange and lime slices for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper
  • In a small bowl, mix all the marinade ingredients. Place the chicken in a large bowl and pour the marinade over the chicken. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Grill till meat thermometer reads safe
  • Remove from the grill and tent with aluminum foil. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes. Garnish with lemon and lime slices (optional)