This chili lime coconut roast chicken is super simple to make with ingredients you may already have in your pantry and fridge!
I’m always looking for ways to dress up chicken. Don’t get me wrong, it’s delightful roasted traditionally, with only olive oil, salt and pepper and stuffed with onions and garlic—but even the most beloved tried-and-true recipes get a little ho-hum now and again.
A few years ago I tried a store-bought fusion marinade on chicken that blended coconut and chili flavors in a dreamy kind of way … a nod to barbecue, if you will.
But, just slightly.
Then, when I wanted to have it again I decided to try my hand at making a homemade version of the marinade instead.
It was fun poking through my pantry and fridge for ingredients to replicate it, most of which I already had on hand.
The roast chicken quarters turned out really, really tasty and it was so simple to make—with only a few ingredients!
For the marinade:
For the chicken: