Cheddars Key West Chicken And Shrimp Recipe


Cheddar's Key West Chicken and Shrimp is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender grilled chicken and succulent shrimp with a tangy citrus marinade. This dish is perfect for a tropical-inspired dinner or a summer barbecue. The combination of zesty lime and sweet pineapple creates a refreshing and satisfying meal that will transport you to the sunny beaches of Key West.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, honey, minced garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper to make the marinade.
  2. Place the chicken breasts and shrimp in separate resealable plastic bags. Pour half of the marinade over the chicken and the other half over the shrimp. Seal the bags and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to marinate.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Remove the chicken and shrimp from the marinade, discarding the excess marinade.
  5. Grill the chicken breasts for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through and no longer pink in the center. Grill the shrimp for about 2-3 minutes per side, or until pink and opaque.
  6. While the chicken and shrimp are grilling, brush the diced pineapple with a little olive oil and grill for about 2-3 minutes per side, until