Chicken Diego Recipe


The Chicken Diego recipe is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken with a zesty marinade. This recipe is perfect for those who enjoy a bit of spice and a burst of Mexican flavors. The marinade infuses the chicken with a tangy and smoky taste, making it a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish or a resealable plastic bag.
  3. Pour the marinade over the chicken, making sure to coat each piece evenly. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, or overnight for maximum flavor.
  4. Preheat your grill or stovetop grill pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Remove the chicken from the marinade, allowing any excess marinade to drip off.
  6. Grill the chicken for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  7. Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Slice the chicken and serve it with your favorite sides, such as rice, beans, or a fresh salad.
  9. Enjoy your delicious Chicken Diego!