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Zesty Lime Tajín Crispy Chicken Thighs🍋‍🟩🔥

Zesty Lime Tajín crispy chicken thighs🍋‍🟩🔥 the flavor in this recipe is the perfect blend of citrus-lime and chile🤌🏼

This Mexican inspired marinade is only a few simple ingredients and is BURSTING with flavor.

Tajín is really the star of the show in this recipe 🤩 This spice unique blend of mild chili peppers, lime, and sea salt.

Other favorite Tajin uses: rimming a margarita glass, sprinkled on watermelon, mango, or cucumber slices, or mixed into a homemade dip.

This recipe is tangy and salty with just the slightest amount of heat!


Zesty Lime Tajín Crispy Chicken Thighs

Prep Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Cook Time: 40-45 minutes


  • 4-6 chicken thighs

  • 2 Tbsp of Tajín

  • 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika

  • Juice of 2 limes

  • 1/4 cup of olive oil

  • Pinch of salt and pepper

  • Optional: 1-2 tsp of hot honey


  1. Wash/remove skins on chicken thighs

  2. Add marinade ingredients to a bowl and whisk well

  3. Pour the marinade over the chicken in a bowl, tossing and making sure it is well coated. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or so.

  4. Transfer chicken to a parchment lined baking sheet and pour any extra marinate over the top of the chicken. Top each chicken with a slice of lime for garnish.

  5. Bake at 425 for about 40-45 min or until the chicken has reached an internal temp of 165 and is crispy on the outside.

  6. Top chicken with an extra sprinkle of Tajín


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