Savory Citrus Chicken

Prep Time

Marinade Time: 1-3 hours

Cooking Time

45 minutes




1/2 cup fresh grapefruit juice (ruby red works best, but any kind will do) 

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon lime juice

2 cloves minced garlic

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Pinch of cayenne

2 pinches red chili flakes

4 chicken breast halves on the bone


Combine all ingredients, except chicken in a bowl.  Clean chicken and place in a zip-lock bag, add marinade.  Allow chicken to marinate in the fridge for at least 1 hour and up to 3 hours.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Place chicken with juice in a baking dish.  Bake covered for 20 minutes.  Uncover and bake for 25 more minutes or until chicken is cooked through.