5 from 14 votes
Roasted Mojito Chicken will be the juiciest, most delicious, roasted chicken recipe you'll ever make. It will have your family raving about your Roasted Chicken for weeks, combining a white rum Mojito Marinade with fresh mint and sliced limes, simply seasoned with cumin, kosher salt, and freshly ground pepper
Roasted Mojito Chicken
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Marinate
1 hr
 

Roasted Mojito Chicken will be the juiciest, most delicious, roasted chicken recipe you’ll ever make. It will have your family raving about your Roasted Chicken for weeks, combining a white rum Mojito Marinade with fresh mint and sliced limes, simply seasoned with cumin, kosher salt, and freshly ground pepper.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Cuban
Keyword: Cuban Roasted Chicken, Mojito Chicken, Roasted Chicken
Servings: 4 People
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 1-7- pound Roasting Chicken Organic preferred, cut in half
  • Kosher Salt Season liberally
  • Freshly ground peppercorns Season liberally
  • 1 recipe Mojito Marinade
  • 2 Limes Sliced
  • Fresh Mint Leaves
Mojito Marinade
  • 1/2 cup White Rum your brand
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Fresh mint leaves Finely chopped
  • 2 Limes Zested and juiced
  • 3 Limes Juice of
  • 4 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 2 teaspoons Cane Sugar or sugar in the raw
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 10 turns Freshly Ground Black Peppercorns
Instructions
Marinade
  1. Place all above ingredients in a blender and blend for 45 seconds or so to combine all ingredients thoroughly. Place in a tightly sealed jar or container until ready for use. May be stored for 7+ days safely.

Mojito Chicken
  1. Marinade chicken halves in Mojito Marinade for 60 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  3. Place chicken halves on a baking rack that you have placed over a metal baking sheet.

  4. Season chicken halves with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to your own taste.

  5. Add sliced limes to the top of chicken halves, may fasten with toothpicks if needed.

  6. Bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until done.

  7. Remove from oven and place on a heat-safe area for 10 minutes before slicing to serve.