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Mojito-Marinated Chicken Breasts

Serves 6.

3/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbs light rum
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint
6 Tbs mint syrup
1 Tbs vegetable oil
1 Tbs coarse kosher salt
6 chicken breast halves with skin and bones
3 large limes, quartered lengthwise
Fresh mint sprigs

> Whisk lime juice, 1/2 cup rum and next 4 ingredients in bowl. Place chicken in resealable plastic bag. Pour marinade over; seal bag. Turn bag to distribute marinade. Chill 4 hours, turning bag twice.
> Place lime quarters in shallow bowl. Pour remaining 2 Tbs rum over, tossing to coat. Let stand at room temperature.
> Prepare grill (medium heat). Grill chicken until cooked through, about 15 minutes per side. Transfer to platter.
> Grill limes until soft and slightly charred, about 5 minutes. Garnish platter with mint sprigs. Squeeze grilled limes over chicken and serve.